First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Covell

"Covell" is a name of English origin, and it means "Lives at the cave slope". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Covell

Julia Faye was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1915 to 1915. Julia was given the name Julia Faye Covell on September 24th, 1893 in Richmond, Virginia U.S. She left this life on April 6th, 1966.


Luke Covell is a rugby player.


Phyllis Covell was a tennis player. Phyllis was born on May 22nd, 1895. She left this life on October 28th, 1982.


Mark Covell is a leading human. Mark was born in 1967.


John Collins Covell was a Principal of the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf, Blind, Principal of the Virginia School for the Deaf, Principal of theWest Virginia Schools for the Deaf, and Principal of theVirginia School for the Deaf. His military service ended in 1861. John was born on December 19th, 1823 in Newport, Rhode Island. He left this life on June 4th, 1887.


Roger Covell is a famous somebody. Roger was born on February 1st, 1931.


Where is the name Covell popular?

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Popularity of Covell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Covell U.S.
  White 94.87% 64.26%
  African American 1.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Covell

People with the last name Covell are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Covell

  • How Popular is the name Covell? As a last name Covell was the 10,268th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Covell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Covell is Friday, June 8th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Covell? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Covell. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Covell: Your name in reverse order is Llevoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vleocl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Covell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,139 people with the last name Covell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Covell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Covell as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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