Ave Name Meaning

French (also Avé): from Old French havet ‘hook’, ‘pick’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made picks or worked with a pick. probably also Galician: either from a river name or from ave ‘bird’.

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

Similar surnames: Cave, Aven, Nave, Axe, Cape, Ake, Tavel, Eve, Ace, Savel

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Ave Family Origin

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Ave Family Occupations

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In 1939, Farm Labourer and Assist In Shop were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ave. 25% of Ave men worked as a Farm Labourer and 20% of Ave women worked as an Assist In Shop. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ave were Sheet Metal Wkr Heavy Sk and Finisher Mender Hosiery

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Manager (retired) Leather Board Jactory
  • Milk Roundsman Salesman
  • Sheet Metal Wkr Heavy Sk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Assist In Shop
  • Clerk Insurance Industry Corporation Of Lloyds
  • Daily Domestic Work
  • Finisher Mender Hosiery

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

Ave Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 214,000 census records available for the last name Ave. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ave 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 Ave. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Ave. For the veterans among your Ave ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ave Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Ave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ave in 1957 was 50, and 84 in 2003.

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