Powel Name Meaning

English: variant of Powell. North German: from a form of the personal name Paul.

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


Similar surnames: Poel, Powell, Pawel, Poll, Godel, Howe, Morel, Powe, Pavel, Bogel

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Powel Family Origin

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Powel Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Powel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Powel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Powel family was Labourer. Farmer, Cultivateur and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Powel.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cultivateur

    7%
  • Going To School

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%

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Powel Historical Records

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Powel Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Powel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Powel in 1945 was 61, and 65 in 2004.

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