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Fravel Name Meaning
Probably a respelling of German Frevel, a nickname for an evil doer, from Middle High German vrevel, vrävel ‘bold’, ‘intrepid’, later ‘impudent’.

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

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Name Distribution of Fravel Families

  • Number of Fravel families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fravel families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fravel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fravel Family Origin

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Fravel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Fravel families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Fravel

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Fravel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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