Nevel Family History

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Nevel Name Meaning

German: variant of Nebel. Jewish (Israeli): new Hebrew name meaning ‘harp’.

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

Similar surnames: Nebel, Neve, Revel, Nemes, Nevels, Bevel, Hebel, Bedel, Nevil, Neves

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Nevel Family Origin

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Nevel Family Occupations

What did your Nevel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nevel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Nevel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nevel family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nevel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Nevel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nevel Life Expectancy

What is the average Nevel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Nevel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nevel in 1950 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nevel 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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