Covell Family History

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Covell Name Meaning

English: from Old English cufle ‘cloak’, hence a nickname for an habitual wearer of a cloak or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a cloak maker.

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


Similar surnames: Cowell, Cordell, Corbell, Mowell, Capell, Covert, Crowell, Bodell

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Covell Family Origin

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Covell Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    24%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Fisherman

    18%
  • Laborer

    12%

In 1881, the most common Covell occupation in Canada was Labourer. 24% of Covell's were Labourers. Labourer, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Covell. A less common occupation for the Covell family was Laborer.

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Covell Historical Records

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Covell Life Expectancy

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