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Fravel Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Frevel, a nickname for an evil doer, from Middle High German vrevel, vrävel ‘bold’, ‘intrepid’, later ‘impudent’.

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


Similar surnames: Gravel, Bramel, Krauel, Raven, Rave, Frager, Brasel, Freel, Graven

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Fravel Family Origin

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Fravel Family Occupations

What did your Fravel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fravel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Fravel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fravel family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fravel.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Fravel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fravel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fravel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fravel. 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 Fravel. For the veterans among your Fravel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fravel Life Expectancy

What is the average Fravel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Fravel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fravel in 1947 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fravel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fravel 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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