Caves Family History

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Caves Name Meaning

English: variant of Cave 1 or 4.

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

Similar surnames: Cave, Chaves, Aves, Caven, Capes, Draves, Games, Capps, Lavers, Cates

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Caves Family Origin

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Caves Family Occupations

What did your Caves ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labr and Agr Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caves. A less common occupation for the Caves family was Boot & Shoemaker. The most common Caves occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Caves's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag Labr

  • Agr Lab

  • Boot & Shoemaker


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

Caves Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Caves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caves 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 834 immigration records available for the last name Caves. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Caves. For the veterans among your Caves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caves Life Expectancy

What is the average Caves lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Caves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Caves in 1955 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caves

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caves 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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