Javier Family History

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Javier Name Meaning

Spanish: from a personal name or religious byname bestowed in honor of St. Francis Xavier (1506–52), Jesuit missionary to the Far East. He was a member of a noble family who took their name from the castle of Xabier in Navarre, where he was born. The place name Xabier is of Basque origin (see Echeverria).

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

Similar surnames: Xavier, Jarmer, Janvier, Haver, Revier, Manier, Jasper, Laier, Jagger

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Javier Family Origin

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Javier Family Occupations

What did your Javier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bursar and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Javier. 25% of Javier men worked as a Bursar and 34% of Javier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Javier were Traisport Garage Hand and Queens Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bursar
  • Carpenter Labourer
  • Plasterers Labourer
  • Traisport Garage Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Service
  • Inspector Ministry Opera Hea
  • Queens Nurse

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

Javier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Javier Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Javier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Javier in 1945 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

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