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Pawel Surname Meaning

Polish (also Paweł) and Sorbian: from the personal name Polish Paweł Sorbian Pawel (a variant of Pawoł) equivalents of Latin Paulus (see Paul ). Germanized form of Czech Slovak or Slovenian Pavel a cognate of 1 above.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gawel, Pavel, Pagel, Powel, Pacek, Pauwels, Pawelek, Pantel, Axel

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Where is the Pawel family from?

You can see how Pawel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pawel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pawel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Pawel family living in Buckinghamshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Pawel's in United Kingdom. Buckinghamshire had the highest population of Pawel families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pawel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pawel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Pawel. 100% of Pawel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pawel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pawel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 955 immigration records available for the last name Pawel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 328 military records available for the last name Pawel. For the veterans among your Pawel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pawel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pawel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pawel in 1963 was 76, and 79 in 2004.

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