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Dovell Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably a variant of Duvall. Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + -ell, a common ornamental suffix derived from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

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


Similar surnames: Rosell, Torell, Bodell, Norell, Lovell, Dovel, Bovell, Orell, Morell

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Dovell Family Origin

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Dovell Family Occupations

What did your Dovell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dovell family was Ink Manufactur.. Furniture Maker, Horse Trainer and Ink Business were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dovell. The most common Dovell occupation in the USA was Furniture Maker. 20% of Dovell's were Furniture Makers.

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  • Furniture Maker

    20%
  • Horse Trainer

    20%
  • Ink Business

    20%
  • Ink Manufactur.

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dovell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dovell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dovell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dovell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dovell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dovell. For the veterans among your Dovell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dovell Life Expectancy

What is the average Dovell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dovell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Dovell in 1962 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dovell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dovell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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