Hovell Family History

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Hovell Name Meaning

English: variant of Havill.

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


Similar surnames: Hovel, Dovell, Sorell, Covell, Howell, Hoell, Hover, Covill, Morell

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Hovell Family Origin

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Hovell Family Occupations

What did your Hovell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hovell. The most common Hovell occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Hovell's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Hovell family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Hovell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hovell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hovell lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hovell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hovell in 1957 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hovell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hovell 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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