Jewel Family History

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Jewel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Jewell.

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


Similar surnames: Keel, Beel, Jee, Bevel, Lewey, Jewell, Semel, Hewes, Bedel, Mewes

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Jewel Family Origin

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Jewel Family Occupations

What did your Jewel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jewel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Jewel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jewel. A less common occupation for the Jewel family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Jewel | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Jewel Historical Records

What Jewel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Jewel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jewel. 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 Jewel. For the veterans among your Jewel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jewel Life Expectancy

What is the average Jewel lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Jewel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Jewel in 1964 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jewel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jewel 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.

Famous Jewel Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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