Gravel Family History

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Gravel Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Grave 3. North German: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Low German graw.

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


Similar surnames: Grave, Graven, Fravel, Brasel, Grabel, Graper, Graves, Gradel, Graver

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Gravel Family Origin

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Gravel Family Occupations

What did your Gravel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gravel family was School. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gravel. The most common Gravel occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 18% of Gravel's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    18%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • School

    4%

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

Gravel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gravel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gravel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gravel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gravel in 1950 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gravel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gravel 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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