Ravenel Family History

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Ravenel Name Meaning

habitational name from Ravenel in Oise. metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of horseradish, from a diminutive of Old French ravene ‘horseradish’ (Latin raphanus). This name is also established in Switzerland, and may have been brought to the U.S. from there.

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


Similar surnames: Ravenell, Ravel, Havel, Raven, Lavender, Revere, Cravener, Tavenner

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Ravenel Family Origin

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Ravenel Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ravenel family was Farming. The most common Ravenel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Ravenel's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ravenel.

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Ravenel Life Expectancy

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