Savel Family History

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Savel Name Meaning

French: habitational name from a place in Isère, originally named with Latin sabellum, a variant of sabulum ‘sand’. Dutch: topographic name from zavel, savel ‘sand’, or a habitational name (Van den Savel, Van de(r) Savel) for someone from one of the places named with this word. Dutch: from Middle Dutch sabel, savel ‘sable’, ‘black fur’, a metonymic occupational name for a furrier, or nickname for a black-haired person.

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


Similar surnames: Havel, Sale, Hamel, Tavel, Sawvel, Gabel, Sales, Naves, Ravel, Haver

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Savel Family Origin

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Savel Family Occupations

What did your Savel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Laborer, Railway Superintendent and Solicitors Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Savel. The most common Savel occupation in the UK was Laborer. 25% of Savel's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Savel family was Tobacconist.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Railway Superintendent

    25%
  • Solicitors Clerk

    25%
  • Tobacconist

    25%

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Savel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Savel Life Expectancy

What is the average Savel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Savel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Savel in 1963 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Savel 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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