Bivens Family History

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Bivens Name Meaning

English, of Welsh origin: variant of Biven, with English patronymic -s.

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

Similar surnames: Givens, Bivins, Bowens, Bevans, Ivens, Biven, Bevens, Blevens, Rivers

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Bivens Family Origin

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Bivens Family Occupations

What did your Bivens ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bivens family was Stoker At Coal Mine. The most common Bivens occupation in the UK was Drayman. 17% of Bivens's were Draymans. Drayman, River Watcher and Sailmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bivens.

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  • Drayman

  • River Watcher

  • Sailmaker

  • Stoker At Coal Mine


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

Bivens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Bivens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bivens 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 603 immigration records available for the last name Bivens. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Bivens. For the veterans among your Bivens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bivens Life Expectancy

What is the average Bivens lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bivens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bivens in 1942 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bivens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bivens 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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