Evelyn Family History

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Evelyn Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Aveline, a double diminutive of the Germanic personal name Avo, from the element avi, perhaps meaning ‘desired’, ‘wished for’.

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


Similar surnames: Ellen, Belin, Avery, Overly, Even, Evett, Phelan, Fegely, Ewell

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Evelyn Family Origin

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Evelyn Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    15%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Caretaker (W Kpr)

    8%
  • Chemist

    8%

In 1881, the most common Evelyn occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 15% of Evelyn's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Evelyn family was Chemist. Annuitant, Agricultural Labourer and Caretaker (W Kpr) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Evelyn.

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Evelyn Life Expectancy

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