Avakian Family History

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Avakian Name Meaning

Armenian: patronymic from classical Armenian awag, literally ‘first’, ‘greatest’. This was used as a personal name, usually for a firstborn son. Compare German Max, from Latin maximus ‘greatest’. It was also an occupational name for a priest.

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


Similar surnames: Ayvazian, Sahagian, Agopian, Adamian, Azarian, Adrian, Kazarian

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Avakian Family Origin

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Avakian Family Occupations

What did your Avakian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Fruit Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Avakian. 12% of Avakian men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Avakian women worked as a Fruit Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Avakian were Farmer and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Tailor
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Fruit Packer
    38%
  • Saleslady
    38%
  • Packer
    25%

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

Avakian Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Avakian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Avakian 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Avakian. 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 519 military records available for the last name Avakian. For the veterans among your Avakian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Avakian Life Expectancy

What is the average Avakian lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Avakian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Avakian in 1960 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

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