Even Family History

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Even Name Meaning

Breton: cognate of Evan 1. In some cases perhaps an altered spelling of Evan or Ivan. Shortened form of the Dutch topographic name van Even, from Middle Dutch even(e) ‘black oats’.

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

Similar surnames: Aven, Eden, Leven, Eve, Lien, Ewen, Evon, Evan, Erven, Leben

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Even Family Origin

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Even Family Occupations

What did your Even ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Fundholder and Iron Ship Rivetter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Even. The most common Even occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 25% of Even's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Even family was Labourer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Fundholder

  • Iron Ship Rivetter

  • Labourer


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

Even Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Even. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Even 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Even. 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 29,000 military records available for the last name Even. For the veterans among your Even ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Even Life Expectancy

What is the average Even lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Even life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Even in 1956 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Even

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Even 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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