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Ravenelle Name Meaning

French: variant of Ravenel and in North America (also) an altered form of this.

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

Similar surnames: Ravenell, Ravenel, Rousselle, Janelle, Roelle, Darnell, Carnell

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Where is the Ravenelle family from?

You can see how Ravenelle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ravenelle family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Ravenelle families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1920 there were 5 Ravenelle families living in Maine. This was about 23% of all the recorded Ravenelle's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Ravenelle families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ravenelle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ravenelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ravenelle. 17% of Ravenelle men worked as a Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Auto Mechanic
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ravenelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ravenelle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 147 immigration records available for the last name Ravenelle. 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 Cards

There are 182 military records available for the last name Ravenelle. For the veterans among your Ravenelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ravenelle lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ravenelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ravenelle in 1963 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

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