Raval Family History

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Raval Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name meaning ‘king’ or ‘commander’, from rava ‘king’ (Sanskrit raja) + the suffix -l. It is based on the name of an Arora clan.

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

Similar surnames: Rana, Rahal, Raman, Ravi, Badal, Ravel, Rama, Jamal, Savel, Havel

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Raval Family Origin

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Raval Family Occupations

What did your Raval ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Raval occupation in the USA was Pauper. 100% of Raval's were Paupers.

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Raval Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 243 census records available for the last name Raval. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Raval 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 183 immigration records available for the last name Raval. 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 32 military records available for the last name Raval. For the veterans among your Raval ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Raval Life Expectancy

What is the average Raval lifespan?

Between 1980 and 2004, in the United States, Raval life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Raval in 1980 was 51, and 48 in 2004.

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