Covell Family History

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Covell Name Meaning

English: from Old English cufle ‘cloak’, hence a nickname for an habitual wearer of a cloak or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a cloak maker.

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


Similar surnames: Cowell, Cordell, Corbell, Mowell, Capell, Covert, Crowell, Bodell

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Covell Family Origin

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Covell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agr Lab

    2%

In 1881, the most common Covell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Covell's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Covell. A less common occupation for the Covell family was Agr Lab.

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Covell Historical Records

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Covell Life Expectancy

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