Ravel Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a producer or seller of oilseed rape, from a diminutive of rave ‘rape’. Indian: variant of Raval.

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


Similar surnames: Savel, Tavel, Havel, Rubel, Gavel, Rave, Ravenel, Ramel, Revel, Hamel

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Ravel Family Origin

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Ravel Family Occupations

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  • Coalminer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Ravel occupation in the UK was Coalminer. 100% of Ravel's were Coalminers.

Source: Census data for Ravel | Data not to scale

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Ravel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Ravel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Ravel in 1956 was 84, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ravel

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