Pavel Family History

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Pavel Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and Romanian: from the personal name Pavel, Czech form of Paul.

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

Similar surnames: Pagel, Pawel, Havel, Pal, Papes, Pavey, Basel, Pantel, Axel, Pane

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Pavel Family Origin

Where is the Pavel family from?

Pavel Family Occupations

What did your Pavel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Dry Goods Merch, Farming and Renting were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pavel. A less common occupation for the Pavel family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Pavel occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merch. 20% of Pavel's were Dry Goods Merchs.

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  • Dry Goods Merch

  • Farming

  • Renting

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Pavel Historical Records

What Pavel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pavel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pavel 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 Pavel

Passenger List

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

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Pavel Life Expectancy

What is the average Pavel lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pavel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Pavel in 1959 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pavel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pavel 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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