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Paver Family History

Paver Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a layer of paving from Middle English Old French pavi(e)r pav(i)our ‘paver’ an agent derivative of Old French paver ‘to pave’ (although the Old French verb may be a back-formation from pavement ‘laid floor’). Croatian: from an old Croatized form of the German status name for a peasant Bauer .

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

Similar surnames: Laver, Haver, Pavey, Hayer, Baker, Paper, Piper, Paler, Rater, Ayer

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Where is the Paver family from?

You can see how Paver families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paver family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Paver families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 176 Paver families living in Yorkshire. This was about 55% of all the recorded Paver's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Paver families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Paver surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Paver ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hairdresser and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Paver. 34% of Paver men worked as a Hairdresser and 91% of Paver women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paver were Coal Labourer and Ladies Hairdresser Asst. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Hairdresser
  • General Labourer
  • Coal Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Household Duties
  • Ladies Hairdresser Asst
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Paver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paver 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 952 immigration records available for the last name Paver. 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 661 military records available for the last name Paver. For the veterans among your Paver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Paver lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Paver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Paver in 1954 was 47, and 93 in 2004.

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