Ravenell Family History

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Ravenell Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Ravenel. Possibly English, a variant of Ravenhall, Ravenhill, or Revnell, either from an Old Norse female personal name Hrafnhildr (from elements meaning ‘raven’ + ‘battle’) or a habitational name from Ravenhill in North Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Ravenel, Ravenelle, Bracewell, Cravener, Ramsdell, Rathmell, Bakewell

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Ravenell Family Origin

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Ravenell Family Occupations

What did your Ravenell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ravenell occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Ravenell's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Ravenell family was Works In Marble Yard. Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ravenell.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Works In Marble Yard

    20%

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Ravenell Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ravenell ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ravenell Life Expectancy

What is the average Ravenell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Ravenell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ravenell in 1962 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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