Covill Family History

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Covill Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Covell.

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

Similar surnames: Covil, Coville, Scovill, Covel, Cohill, Cougill, Nevill, Chill, Coil

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Covill Family Origin

Where is the Covill family from?

Covill Family Occupations

What did your Covill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Covill family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Covill. The most common Covill occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 12% of Covill's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Dressmaker

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Covill ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Covill Historical Records

What Covill family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Covill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Covill 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 535 immigration records available for the last name Covill. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Covill. For the veterans among your Covill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Covill Life Expectancy

What is the average Covill lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Covill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Covill in 1949 was 61, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Covill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Covill 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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