Jovel Family History

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Jovel Name Meaning

Catalan: Castilianized form of Catalan Jovell, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of yokes or possibly for a plowman, from a diminutive of Catalan jou ‘yoke’.

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

Similar surnames: Bogel, Model, Bove, Gobel, Ravel, Havel, Jobe, Morel, Tavel, Rosel

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Jovel Family Origin

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Jovel Family Occupations

What did your Jovel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jovel. 15% of Jovel men worked as a Farm Laborer and 50% of Jovel women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jovel were Janitor and Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Foratseller
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Manager

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

Jovel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 151 census records available for the last name Jovel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jovel 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 184 immigration records available for the last name Jovel. 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 6 military records available for the last name Jovel. For the veterans among your Jovel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jovel Life Expectancy

What is the average Jovel lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Jovel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Jovel in 1968 was 69, and 60 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jovel 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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