Aven Family History

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Aven Name Meaning

Scandinavian: unexplained. English: variant spelling of Avon. German: patronymic from the Frisian personal name Ave. The surname is frequent in the areas of Oldenburg and Jeverland. Dutch: metonymic occupational name from Middle Dutch haven ‘pot’. Americanized form of French Avenne or Avoine, literally ‘oats’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grain grower or merchant.

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


Similar surnames: Avena, Ave, Even, Raven, Avey, Aden, Bien, Aveni, Savin, Laven

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Aven Family Origin

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Aven Family Occupations

What did your Aven ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bakers Roundsman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Aven. 6% of Aven men worked as a Bakers Roundsman and 40% of Aven women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aven were Chief Stoker Woollen Mills Heavy Worker and Chauffeuse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bakers Roundsman
    6%
  • Carpenter joiner N04 Mu R A F (civillian)
    6%
  • Cecil Servant U A B
    6%
  • Chief Stoker Woollen Mills Heavy Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Domestic Servant
    6%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    6%
  • Chauffeuse
    3%

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

Aven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Aven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aven 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 672 immigration records available for the last name Aven. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Aven. For the veterans among your Aven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aven Life Expectancy

What is the average Aven lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Aven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Aven in 1964 was 86, and 88 in 2004.

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