Evers Family History

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Evers Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on the edge of an escarpment, from Middle English evere ‘edge’, a word that is probably of Old English origin, though unattested. English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Ever, from Old English Eofor ‘boar’. North German and Dutch: patronymic from Evert.

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

Similar surnames: Ivers, Revere, Ovens, Everts, Evert, Eggers, Eder, Ebers, Nevers

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Evers Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Evers name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Evers. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Evers Family Origin

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Evers Family Occupations

What did your Evers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Engine Fitter and Formerly Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Evers. The most common Evers occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Evers's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Evers family was House Keeper.

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  • Labourer

  • Engine Fitter

  • Formerly Dressmaker

  • House Keeper


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

Evers Historical Records

What Evers family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Evers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evers 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Evers. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Evers. For the veterans among your Evers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Evers Life Expectancy

What is the average Evers lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Evers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Evers in 1947 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Evers 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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