Bavis Family History

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Bavis Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Bevis.

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

Similar surnames: Havis, Baris, Balis, Bails, Bail, Davi, Beavin, Daves, Avis, Savin

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Bavis Family Origin

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Bavis Family Occupations

What did your Bavis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant, Labourer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bavis. A less common occupation for the Bavis family was Retired Coachman. The most common Bavis occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 25% of Bavis's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

  • Labourer

  • Laundress

  • Retired Coachman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bavis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bavis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bavis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bavis 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bavis. 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 508 military records available for the last name Bavis. For the veterans among your Bavis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bavis Life Expectancy

What is the average Bavis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bavis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bavis in 1962 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bavis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bavis ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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