Cavalier Family History

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Cavalier Name Meaning

Southern French: variant of Chevalier (meaning ‘knight’, ‘rider’).

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


Similar surnames: Chevalier, Cavallero, Cavaleri, Carlier, Cavaliere, Chevallier, Caver

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Cavalier Family Origin

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Cavalier Family Occupations

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  • Dairyman

    12%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Milkman

    8%
  • Bottle Merchant

    4%

In 1881, the most common Cavalier occupation in the UK was Dairyman. 12% of Cavalier's were Dairymans. A less common occupation for the Cavalier family was Bottle Merchant. Dairyman, Labourer and Milkman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavalier.

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Cavalier Historical Records

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Cavalier Life Expectancy

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