Cavitt Family History

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Cavitt Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McCavitt, a variant of McKevitt.

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


Similar surnames: Davitt, Savitt, Mavity, Devitt, Catt, Capito, Gavitt, Mcdavitt

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Cavitt Family Origin

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Cavitt Family Occupations

What did your Cavitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cavitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Cavitt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cavitt family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavitt.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Cavitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cavitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavitt lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cavitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Cavitt in 1945 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavitt 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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