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

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Railway Superintendent

    25%
  • Solicitors Clerk

    25%
  • Tobacconist

    25%

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

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Savel Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Savel

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