Sever Name Meaning

Slovenian and Croatian: topographic name from sever ‘north’, denoting someone who lived in the northern part of a village or estate. Croatian: from the personal name Sever, a pet form of Severin. Dutch: variant of Sievert.

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


Similar surnames: Lever, Severn, Siever, Seger, Reker, Seever, Seher, Stever, Seyer

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Sever Family Origin

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Sever Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Carpenter Unemployed

    10%
  • Cordwainer

    10%
  • Cotton Weaver

    10%

In 1881, Carpenter, Carpenter Unemployed and Cordwainer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sever. The most common Sever occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 10% of Sever's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Sever family was Cotton Weaver.

Source: Census data for Sever | Data not to scale

Sever Historical Records

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Sever Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Sever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sever in 1951 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sever

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