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Gravel Family History

Gravel Name Meaning
French: diminutive of Grave 3.North German: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Low German graw.

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

254,704 Historical Documents with Gravel on Ancestry.com
47,521 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,668 Military Records
1,790 Immigration Records
58,130 Census and Voter Lists
144,595 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gravel Families

  • Number of Gravel families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gravel families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gravel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gravel census records

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Gravel Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gravel families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Gravel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gravel

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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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Gravel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gravel census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Gravel ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Gravel Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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