The surname Musel was first found in Lincolnshire, where it was first recorded in 1230. From Old English, the surname Musel, like many of the time, is occupational in its origin; the name was probably given to one who gathered mussels.
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Migration of the Musel family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jo Mussell, 15; who arrived in New England in 1635; while Robert Mussell, 14; came to Barbados in the same year. David, Frederick and William Musselman all came to Canada in 1831. In 1886.