Lavers Family History

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Lavers Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon and Cornwall): variant of Laver, which was also used as a personal name in the 17th century.

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

Similar surnames: Livers, Laver, Lyvers, Avery, Lever, Levens, Daves, Lavis, Lazer

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Lavers Family Origin

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Lavers Family Occupations

What did your Lavers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lavers occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Lavers's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Lavers family was Shipwright. Labourer, Laundress and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lavers.

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  • Labourer

  • Laundress

  • Farmer

  • Shipwright


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

Lavers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Lavers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lavers 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lavers. 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 Lavers. For the veterans among your Lavers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lavers Life Expectancy

What is the average Lavers lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lavers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lavers in 1962 was 73, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lavers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lavers 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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