Cavaness Family History

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Cavaness Name Meaning

Americanized form of the French Huguenot name Cabaniss.

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


Similar surnames: Caveness, Cavness, Caviness, Cabaniss, Catanese, Garness, Harness

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Cavaness Family Origin

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Cavaness Family Occupations

What did your Cavaness ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cavaness family was Field Hand. The most common Cavaness occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Cavaness's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Dry Goods Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavaness.

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  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Field Hand

    13%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Cavaness Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cavaness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavaness 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cavaness. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cavaness. For the veterans among your Cavaness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cavaness Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavaness lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cavaness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Cavaness in 1946 was 62, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavaness

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavaness 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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