Yowell Family History

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Yowell Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of English Yule.

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

Similar surnames: Youell, Yewell, Mowell, Nowell, Bodell, Bowell, Vowell, Howell

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Yowell Family Origin

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Yowell Family Occupations

What did your Yowell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yowell. The most common Yowell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Yowell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yowell family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Yowell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Yowell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yowell 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 660 immigration records available for the last name Yowell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Yowell. For the veterans among your Yowell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yowell Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Yowell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Yowell in 1944 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yowell 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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