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Jewel Family History

Jewel Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Jewell.

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

102,070 Historical Documents with Jewel on Ancestry.com
31,411 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,909 Military Records
500 Immigration Records
31,622 Census and Voter Lists
36,628 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jewel Families

  • Number of Jewel families
     31 - 59
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jewel families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Jewel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jewel census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Jewel 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 Jewel 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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Jewel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Jewel 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 Jewel

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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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Jewel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jewel census records

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

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

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Jewel 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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