Revill Family History

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Revill Name Meaning

English: nickname for a rebel or reveler, from Old French revel ‘rebellion’, ‘sport’, or from an Old French, Middle English personal name, Revel, possibly derived from Latin rebellus.

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

Similar surnames: Revell, Deville, Revel, Reville, Bevill, Levell, Reil, Neville

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Revill Family Origin

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Revill Family Occupations

What did your Revill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Revill family was Cheesemaker. Farmer, Blacksmith and Bridge Tender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Revill. The most common Revill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Revill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Bridge Tender

  • Cheesemaker


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Revill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Revill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Revill 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 Revill. 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 Revill. For the veterans among your Revill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Revill Life Expectancy

What is the average Revill lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Revill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Revill in 1945 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Revill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Revill 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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