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Covell Family History

Covell Name Meaning
English: from Old English cufle ‘cloak’, hence a nickname for an habitual wearer of a cloak or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a cloak maker.

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

236,205 Historical Documents with Covell on Ancestry.com
38,087 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,720 Military Records
2,274 Immigration Records
27,834 Census and Voter Lists
163,290 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Covell Families

  • Number of Covell families
     61 - 119
     21 - 60
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Covell families
     69 - 136
     24 - 68
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Covell families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Covell census records

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Covell Family Origin

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Covell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Covell

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Covell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Covell census records

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Covell Civil War Service Records

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