Dovell Family History

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Dovell Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably a variant of Duvall. Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + -ell, a common ornamental suffix derived from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.

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


Similar surnames: Rosell, Torell, Bodell, Norell, Lovell, Dovel, Bovell, Orell, Morell

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Dovell Family Origin

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Dovell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Zinc Worker

    15%
  • Butcher Employing 3 Men 7 1 Boy

    8%
  • Catholic Priest

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Zinc Worker and Butcher Employing 3 Men 7 1 Boy were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dovell. The most common Dovell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 31% of Dovell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dovell family was Catholic Priest.

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Dovell Historical Records

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Dovell Life Expectancy

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