Novell Family History

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Novell Name Meaning

Catalan: nickname from novell ‘young’, ‘new’ (Latin novellus ‘new’). Compare New.

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

Similar surnames: Noell, Novello, Novella, Lovell, Bodell, Norell, Orell, Dovell, Noel

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Novell Family Origin

Where is the Novell family from?

Novell Family Occupations

What did your Novell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Novell occupation in the UK was Agricultural Laborer. 8% of Novell's were Agricultural Laborers. A less common occupation for the Novell family was Agricultural Labourer. Agricultural Laborer, Farmer and Agricultural Laborer & Army Reserve were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Novell.

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  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Laborer & Army Reserve

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Novell Historical Records

What Novell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Novell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Novell 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 605 immigration records available for the last name Novell. 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 522 military records available for the last name Novell. For the veterans among your Novell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Novell Life Expectancy

What is the average Novell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Novell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Novell in 1963 was 75, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Novell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Novell 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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