Havill Family History

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Havill Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from two places in northern France, Hauville in Eure, and Hauteville la Guichard in La Manche.

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

Similar surnames: Hamill, Saville, Bevill, Cavill, Hall, Harvell, Hamiel, Hugill

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Havill Family Origin

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Havill Family Occupations

What did your Havill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Havill occupation in the UK was Cordwainer. 5% of Havill's were Cordwainers. A less common occupation for the Havill family was Agricultural Labourer. Cordwainer, Farmer and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Havill.

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  • Cordwainer

  • Farmer

  • Plasterer

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Havill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Havill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Havill 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Havill. 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 690 military records available for the last name Havill. For the veterans among your Havill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Havill Life Expectancy

What is the average Havill lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Havill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Havill in 1952 was 64, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Havill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Havill 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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