Ivens Family History

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Ivens Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Ívar (see Iverson). North German: variant of Iversen.

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

Similar surnames: Ivers, Ovens, Ives, Levens, Iden, Bivens, Givens, Imes, Sens, Livers

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Ivens Family Origin

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Ivens Family Occupations

What did your Ivens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Painter decorator and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ivens. 4% of Ivens men worked as a Painter decorator and 51% of Ivens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ivens were Builder and Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Painter decorator
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builder

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housekeeper
  • Retired

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

Ivens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Ivens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ivens 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 Ivens. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ivens. For the veterans among your Ivens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ivens Life Expectancy

What is the average Ivens lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ivens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ivens in 1944 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ivens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ivens 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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