Biven Family History

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Biven Name Meaning

Welsh: variant spelling of Bevan.

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

Similar surnames: Bivin, Bliven, Bivens, Beaven, Lien, Biron, Oien, Diven, Bires

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Biven Family Origin

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Biven Family Occupations

What did your Biven ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk (iron Merchants) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Biven. 10% of Biven men worked as a Clerk (iron Merchants) and 59% of Biven women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Biven were House Decorator and Shiner Textile

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk (iron Merchants)
  • Coaloter
  • Fanoygoods Warehouseman
  • House Decorator

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Assistant Pastrycook
  • Clerk mouldmakers (rubber Trade)
  • Shiner Textile

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

Biven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Biven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biven 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Biven. 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 481 military records available for the last name Biven. For the veterans among your Biven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biven Life Expectancy

What is the average Biven lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Biven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Biven in 1962 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biven

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Biven 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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