Clavel Family History

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Clavel Name Meaning

Spanish: from Spanish clavel or Catalan clavell ‘clove’, earlier also ‘nail’, a derivative of Latin clavellus ‘nail’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a spice trader or a nail maker. French: metonymic occupational name for a nail maker from a derivative of Latin clavellus, but in some cases possibly from the same word in the sense ‘smallpox’, ‘rash’.

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

Similar surnames: Claver, Cave, Savel, Havel, Carel, Chapel, Clare, Tavel, Cleaver

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Clavel Family Origin

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Clavel Family Occupations

What did your Clavel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hawker (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Du were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Clavel. 50% of Clavel men worked as a Hawker (retired) and 50% of Clavel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Du. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clavel were Works Education At Government Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Hawker (retired)
  • Works Education At Government Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Du
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Clavel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clavel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clavel 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 971 immigration records available for the last name Clavel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 199 military records available for the last name Clavel. For the veterans among your Clavel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clavel Life Expectancy

What is the average Clavel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Clavel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Clavel in 1958 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clavel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clavel 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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