Havel Family History

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Havel Name Meaning

Czech: from the personal name Havel (see Gall 2). French: metonymic occupational name from Old French haf ‘hook’, ‘pickaxe’. Dutch: metonymic occupational name from Middle Dutch houweel, hauweel ‘hoe’, ‘mattock’, ‘pick’, diminutive of Old Dutch hauwa.

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

Similar surnames: Hamel, Haver, Savel, Habel, Hazel, Tavel, Ravel, Hayer, Cave, Gavel

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Havel Family Origin

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Havel Family Occupations

What did your Havel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Havel occupation in the UK was Lacemaker. 100% of Havel's were Lacemakers.

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  • Lacemaker


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

Havel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Havel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Havel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Havel. 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 Havel. For the veterans among your Havel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Havel Life Expectancy

What is the average Havel lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Havel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Havel in 1945 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Havel 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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