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Maver Family History

Maver Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name for a steward from Gaelic maor (see Mair ) in an Anglicized form. Slovenian: from the personal name Maver from Latin Maurus ‘Moor’ (see Mauro ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Paver, Laver, Maner, Maser, Maher, Majer, Haver, Maker, Mader, Mciver

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Where is the Maver family from?

You can see how Maver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maver families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Maver families living in Lancashire. This was about 15% of all the recorded Maver's in United Kingdom. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Maver families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maver ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Maver. 100% of Maver women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Maver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maver census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maver. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Maver. For the veterans among your Maver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maver lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Maver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Maver in 1953 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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