Cavness Family History

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Cavness Name Meaning

Americanized form of the French Huguenot name Cabaniss.

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


Similar surnames: Caveness, Caviness, Cavaness, Garness, Harness, Cates, Manes, Daves

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Cavness Family Origin

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Cavness Family Occupations

What did your Cavness ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cavness family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farm Tenant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavness. The most common Cavness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Cavness's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Tenant

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Cavness Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cavness Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavness lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cavness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Cavness in 1963 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavness

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavness 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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