Gawel Family History

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Gawel Name Meaning

Polish (Gawel): from a personal name (Latin Gallus) which was widespread in Europe during the Middle Ages (see Gall 2). German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with gawi ‘country’, ‘fertile region’. Compare Gau.

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


Similar surnames: Gal, Gall, Pawel, Gabel, Basel, Dagel, Gruel, Apel, Gates, Sagel

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Gawel Family Origin

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Gawel Family Occupations

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Gawel Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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

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Gawel Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gawel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gawel in 1956 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

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