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Davel Family History

Davel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Savel, Dagel, Havel, Gavel, Tavel, Daves, Ravel, Dave, Pavel, Dovel

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Where is the Davel family from?

You can see how Davel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Davel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Davel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Davel families living in Quebec. This was about 82% of all the recorded Davel's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Davel families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Davel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Davel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Davel. 39% of Davel men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Davel women worked as a Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 839 census records available for the last name Davel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 187 immigration records available for the last name Davel. 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 Cards

There are 111 military records available for the last name Davel. For the veterans among your Davel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Davel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Davel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Davel in 1963 was 28, and 69 in 2004.

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