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Sawvel Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Compare Sawvell. It could perhaps be a respelling of French Sauval(le), which, according to Morlet, may be a topographic name from saus, an old form of saul ‘willow’ + val ‘valley’, or perhaps of French Sauville, a habitational name from places so named in Ardennes and Vosges.

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


Similar surnames: Savel, Marvel, Sandel, Tavel, Havel, Hamel, Savela, Sawvell, Gawel

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Sawvel Family Origin

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Sawvel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Baker

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sawvel. A less common occupation for the Sawvel family was Laborer. The most common Sawvel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Sawvel's were Farmers.

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