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

What did your Covell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Covell family was Laborer. 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.

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  • Labourer

    24%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Fisherman

    18%
  • Laborer

    12%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Covell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Covell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Covell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Covell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Covell. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Covell. For the veterans among your Covell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Covell Life Expectancy

What is the average Covell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Covell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Covell in 1944 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Covell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Covell 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.

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