Sawtelle Family History

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Sawtelle Name Meaning

Possibly reduced Americanized form of French Desautels.

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


Similar surnames: Sawtell, Martelle, Wartell, Castell, Capelle, Sawmiller, Santelli

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Sawtelle Family Origin

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Sawtelle Family Occupations

What did your Sawtelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sawtelle. 17% of Sawtelle men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Sawtelle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sawtelle were Farm Laborer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Seamstress
    8%

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

Sawtelle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sawtelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawtelle 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 898 immigration records available for the last name Sawtelle. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sawtelle. For the veterans among your Sawtelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawtelle Life Expectancy

What is the average Sawtelle lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sawtelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Sawtelle in 1956 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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