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Caver Family History

Caver Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kauffer a variant of Kaufer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cater, Cave, Cover, Claver, Carver, Laver, Faver, Cager, Cayer, Paver

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Where is the Caver family from?

You can see how Caver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Caver families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 24 Caver families living in London. This was about 27% of all the recorded Caver's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Caver families in 1891.
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What did your Caver ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Caver. 100% of Caver women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Caver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caver census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 514 immigration records available for the last name Caver. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Caver. For the veterans among your Caver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caver lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Caver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Caver in 1950 was 59, and 65 in 2004.

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