Sawvel Family History

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Sawvel Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Compare Sawvell. It could perhaps be a respelling of French Sauval(le), which, according to Morlet, may be a topographic name from saus, an old form of saul ‘willow’ + val ‘valley’, or perhaps of French Sauville, a habitational name from places so named in Ardennes and Vosges.

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

Similar surnames: Savel, Marvel, Sandel, Tavel, Havel, Hamel, Savela, Sawvell, Gawel

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Sawvel Family Origin

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Sawvel Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Sawvel. 60% of Sawvel men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

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

Sawvel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sawvel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sawvel 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Sawvel. 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 164 military records available for the last name Sawvel. For the veterans among your Sawvel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sawvel Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Sawvel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Sawvel in 1957 was 24, and 71 in 2003.

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