Cavell Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Cavell Name Meaning

English: nickname for a bald man, from a diminutive of Anglo-Norman French cauf.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Cabell, Cave, Lovell, Capell, Covell, Carnell, Carel, Castell, Ravel

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Cavell Family Origin

Where is the Cavell family from?

Cavell Family Occupations

What did your Cavell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Cavell. 31% of Cavell men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Cavell women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cavell were Doctor and Domestique

View Census data for Cavell | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Coal Miner
  • Coppersmith
  • Doctor

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
  • Stenographer
  • Asst Manager
  • Domestique

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cavell Historical Records

What Cavell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Cavell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Cavell

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cavell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Cavell immigration records

Draft Card

There are 875 military records available for the last name Cavell. For the veterans among your Cavell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Cavell military records

You've only scratched the surface of Cavell family history.

Cavell Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavell lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Cavell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cavell in 1960 was 74, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Cavell Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name