Gawel Family History

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Gawel Name Meaning

Polish (Gawel): from a personal name (Latin Gallus) which was widespread in Europe during the Middle Ages (see Gall 2). German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with gawi ‘country’, ‘fertile region’. Compare Gau.

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

Similar surnames: Gal, Gall, Pawel, Gabel, Basel, Dagel, Gruel, Apel, Gates, Sagel

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Gawel Family Origin

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Gawel Family Occupations

What did your Gawel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gawel. 25% of Gawel men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Gawel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gawel were Machinist and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Beautician
  • Bookkeeper

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

Gawel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gawel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gawel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gawel. 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 539 military records available for the last name Gawel. For the veterans among your Gawel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gawel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gawel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gawel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gawel in 1956 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gawel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gawel 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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