Revel Family History

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Revel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Revell. French: habitational name from any of the places so named, for example in Isère and Haute-Garonne. French and southern French: nickname from Old French, Occitan reveau ‘rebel’.

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

Similar surnames: Rebel, Revere, Revell, Level, Nebel, Reder, Ramel, Revels, Reveal

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Revel Family Origin

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Revel Family Occupations

What did your Revel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Revel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Revel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Revel family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Revel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Revel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Revel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Revel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Revel. 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 Revel. For the veterans among your Revel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Revel Life Expectancy

What is the average Revel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Revel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Revel in 1962 was 65, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Revel 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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