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Harvell Name Meaning

English (Dorset): probably a habitational name from either of the places mentioned at Hairfield, or from Harvel near Rochester, Kent, named with Old English heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Hartell, Harwell, Carvell, Hartnell, Farnell, Marvel, Haswell

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Harvell Family Origin

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Harvell Family Occupations

What did your Harvell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harvell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Harvell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harvell. A less common occupation for the Harvell family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Harvell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harvell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harvell 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 Harvell. 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 Harvell. For the veterans among your Harvell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harvell Life Expectancy

What is the average Harvell lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Harvell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Harvell in 1946 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harvell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harvell 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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