Tavel Family History

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Tavel Name Meaning

from Old French tavel ‘braid’, ‘ribbon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such items. habitational name from a place so called in Gard.

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

Similar surnames: Savel, Tafel, Havel, Ravel, Gavel, Gabel, Hamel, Clavel, Naves, Gamel

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Tavel Family Origin

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Tavel Family Occupations

What did your Tavel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tavel family was Printer. Farmer, Keeping House and Mechanic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tavel. The most common Tavel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Tavel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Mechanic

  • Printer


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

Tavel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tavel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tavel 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 337 immigration records available for the last name Tavel. 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 474 military records available for the last name Tavel. For the veterans among your Tavel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tavel Life Expectancy

What is the average Tavel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tavel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Tavel in 1962 was 67, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tavel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tavel 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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