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Savelli Family History

Savelli Name Meaning

patronymic from the personal name Sabello, Savello (Latin Sabellius). Sabellius (fl. 215) was an early Christian theologian who was excommunicated by Pope Calixtus I, but whose ideas enjoyed a considerable cult in the East. The name Sabellius is an ethnic term of uncertain origin. habitational name from Savelli in Crotone province.

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

Similar surnames: Sabella, Lavelle, Savel, Carvelli, Avella, Fanelli, Savela, Pacelli

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Where is the Savelli family from?

You can see how Savelli families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Savelli family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Savelli families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Savelli family living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Savelli's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Savelli families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Savelli surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Savelli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Savelli. 42% of Savelli men worked as a Laborer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Moulder
  • Truck Driver
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 838 census records available for the last name Savelli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Savelli census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Savelli. 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 Cards

There are 231 military records available for the last name Savelli. For the veterans among your Savelli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Savelli lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Savelli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Savelli in 1957 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

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