Haviland Family History

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Haviland Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Haveland in Membury, Devon, probably named in Old English with hæfer ‘he-goat’ + land ‘tract of land’, ‘estate’.

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

Similar surnames: Harland, Hartland, Loveland, Mayland, Haugland, Garland, Ackland

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Haviland Family Origin

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Haviland Family Occupations

What did your Haviland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Tailor, Agent and Agl Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haviland. A less common occupation for the Haviland family was Billiard Room Proprieter (Serv). The most common Haviland occupation in the UK was Tailor. 7% of Haviland's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

  • Agent

  • Agl Labourer

  • Billiard Room Proprieter (Serv)


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

Haviland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Haviland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haviland 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Haviland. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Haviland. For the veterans among your Haviland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haviland Life Expectancy

What is the average Haviland lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Haviland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Haviland in 1944 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haviland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haviland 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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