Bevis Family History

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Bevis Name Meaning

habitational name from Beauvais in Oise, France. from a term of endearment, from Old French beu, bel ‘handsome’ (also used in the sense ‘dear’) + Anglo-Norman French fiz ‘son’.

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


Similar surnames: Levis, Bois, Revis, Chevis, Levins, Devi, Belin, Levin, Bess, Benis

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Bevis Family Origin

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Bevis Family Occupations

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In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bevis. 11% of Bevis men worked as a General Labourer and 78% of Bevis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bevis were Carpenter joiner and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    11%
  • Incapacitated
    8%
  • Bricklayer
    7%
  • Carpenter joiner
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%

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

Bevis Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bevis. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bevis. For the veterans among your Bevis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bevis Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bevis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bevis in 1956 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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