Lavis Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Country): patronymic from Laver. German: unexplained. French: nickname for someone living at a house with a spiral staircase, Old French lavis.

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


Similar surnames: Levis, Avis, Lais, Danis, Lass, Savin, Davis, Lavin, Labit, Lavers

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Lavis Family Origin

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Lavis Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lavis family was Agricultural Laborer. Carpenter, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lavis. The most common Lavis occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 6% of Lavis's were Carpenters.

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Lavis Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Lavis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lavis in 1952 was 46, and 39 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lavis

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