Saville Family History

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Saville Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in northern France, of which the identity is not clear. It is probably Sainville in Eure-et-Loire, so called from Old French saisne ‘Saxon’ + ville ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Neville, Deville, Scoville, Banville, Carville, Havill, Keville

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Saville Family Origin

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Saville Family Occupations

What did your Saville ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Saville. 12% of Saville men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Saville women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Saville were Retired and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant

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

Saville Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 82,000 census records available for the last name Saville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saville 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Saville. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Saville. For the veterans among your Saville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saville Life Expectancy

What is the average Saville lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Saville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Saville in 1943 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Saville 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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