Evan Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Iefan, a Welsh form of John. (The modern form of the personal name is Ieuan.) Scottish: variant of Ewan.

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


Similar surnames: Van, Ivan, Bevan, Evans, Ban, Devan, Oran, Bean, Evon, Ewan

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Evan Family Origin

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Evan Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Ag Lab ((Pauper))

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Evan family was Ag Lab ((Pauper)). The most common Evan occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Evan's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Evan.

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Evan Historical Records

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Evan Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Evan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Evan in 1954 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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