Cavill Family History

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Cavill Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cavil, a place in the East Riding of Yorkshire, named from Old English ca ‘jackdaw’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Hamill, Havill, Saville, Carville, Casillo, Revill, Call, Covell

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Cavill Family Origin

Where is the Cavill family from?

Cavill Family Occupations

What did your Cavill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavill. The most common Cavill occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Cavill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cavill family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner


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

Cavill Historical Records

What Cavill family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Cavill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavill 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cavill. 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 Cavill. For the veterans among your Cavill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cavill Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavill lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Cavill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cavill in 1964 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavill 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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