Gravel Family History

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Gravel Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Grave 3. North German: nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from Low German graw.

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

Similar surnames: Grave, Graven, Fravel, Brasel, Grabel, Graper, Graves, Gradel, Graver

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Gravel Family Origin

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Gravel Family Occupations

What did your Gravel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gravel. 8% of Gravel men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 66% of Gravel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gravel were Agricultural Drainage Worker Heavy Worker and House Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
  • Farm Labourer
  • Agricultural Drainage Contractor
  • Agricultural Drainage Worker Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • House Duties
  • House Duties Unpaid

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

Gravel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Gravel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gravel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gravel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gravel. For the veterans among your Gravel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gravel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gravel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gravel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Gravel in 1950 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gravel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gravel 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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