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Haver Family History

Haver Name Meaning

Dutch and German: metonymic occupational name for a grower of or dealer in oats from Dutch and Low German haver ‘oats’. Compare Hafer Haber . English: nickname from Middle English haver ‘oats’ (Old Norse hafri) perhaps for a seller of oats. This is a likely source of the name in Norfolk Lincolnshire and the northern counties. English: nickname from Middle English haver ‘billy goat’ (Old English hæfer). English: variant of Evers .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hamer, Hager, Haber, Hayer, Hafer, Hover, Havel, Hader, Haer, Huver

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Where is the Haver family from?

You can see how Haver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haver families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 38 Haver families living in London. This was about 43% of all the recorded Haver's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Haver families in 1891.
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What did your Haver ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Haver. 100% of Haver men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Haver women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Office Cleaner
  • Housewife
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Haver. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Haver. For the veterans among your Haver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haver lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Haver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haver in 1957 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

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