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Ravel Family History

Ravel Name Meaning
French: metonymic occupational name for a producer or seller of oilseed rape, from a diminutive of rave ‘rape’.Indian: variant of Raval.

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

13,750 Historical Documents with Ravel on Ancestry.com
6,821 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
781 Military Records
650 Immigration Records
2,111 Census and Voter Lists
3,387 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ravel Families

  • Number of Ravel families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ravel families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ravel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ravel census records

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Ravel Family Origin

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Ravel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ravel

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Ravel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ravel census records

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Ravel Civil War Service Records

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