Revere Family History

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Revere Name Meaning

French: variant of Rivière, Rivoire, or Rivier, topographic name for someone living on the banks of a river, French rivier ‘bank’, or habitational name from any of the many places in France named with this word. English: nickname from Middle English revere ‘reiver’, ‘robber’. English: topographic name for someone who lived on the brow of a hill, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter evere ‘at the brow or edge’ (from Old English yfer, efer ‘edge’) or a habitational name from a place named with this phrase, as for example River in West Sussex or Rivar in Wiltshire. Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from a place in Mantua named Revere.

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


Similar surnames: Lever, Devere, Riviere, Rivers, Reker, Reder, Reese, Severe, Rivera

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Revere Family Origin

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Revere Family Occupations

What did your Revere ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bookkeeper and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Revere. 15% of Revere men worked as a Bookkeeper and 46% of Revere women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Revere were Hour Confectioner and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Colliery Haulage Mind
    15%
  • Foreman G Lc Co Assistant Storekeeper
    15%
  • Hour Confectioner
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    46%
  • Clerk Petroleum Board
    10%
  • Dealer In Millinery
    10%
  • Domestic
    10%

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

Revere Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Revere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Revere 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 618 immigration records available for the last name Revere. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Revere. For the veterans among your Revere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Revere Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Revere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Revere in 1949 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

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