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Origins of the Connell surname

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About the Connells

We have a total number of 107550 records for people with the last name Connell.

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Where do most Connells live?

In 1921, most Connells lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Connells

How common is your surname?

965th most common surname in the UK

We have 48,300 records for the Connell surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Connells most likely to marry?

O Connells


Mc Connells

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Connells.

What are the most common Connell first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Connell family members

Common jobs for Connells

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Connells in 1921




Domestic Servant






Common Male occupations for Connells in 1921
General Labourer


Coal Miner




Dock Labourer




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