Severance Family History

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Severance Name Meaning

Alteration by folk etymology of German Severens, a derivative of the Latin personal name Severinus (see Severin).

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


Similar surnames: Severin, Severino, Severe, Severa, Severn, France, Surace, Leverenz

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Severance Family Origin

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Severance Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Severance family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Severance. The most common Severance occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Severance's were Farmers.

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Severance Historical Records

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Severance Life Expectancy

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