Eve Name Meaning

English and Dutch: from the rare medieval female personal name Eve, Eva (from Hebrew Chava, of uncertain origin). This was, according to the Book of Genesis, the name of the first woman, and in some cases the name may have been acquired by someone (invariably a man) who had played the part in a drama dealing with the Creation.

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

Similar surnames: Neve, Eva, Eger, Ave, Even, Ege, Ede, Tye, Pere, Levy

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Eve Family Origin

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Eve Family Occupations

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In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Eve. 4% of Eve men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Eve women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eve were Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Chartered Surveyor
  • Retired
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Eve Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Eve. For the veterans among your Eve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eve Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eve in 1949 was 42, and 87 in 2004.

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