Dovel Family History

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Dovel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dovell. Respelling of Swedish Dovell.

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


Similar surnames: Lovel, Dovell, Covel, Hovel, Dover, Dove, Doyel, Dovey, Deel, Doten

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Dovel Family Origin

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Dovel Family Occupations

What did your Dovel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Furnace Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dovel. A less common occupation for the Dovel family was Keeping House. The most common Dovel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Dovel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    79%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Furnace Clerk

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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Dovel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dovel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dovel 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 Dovel. 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 Dovel. For the veterans among your Dovel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dovel Life Expectancy

What is the average Dovel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dovel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dovel in 1951 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dovel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dovel 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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