Severn Family History

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Severn Name Meaning

from a personal name equivalent to Severin. topographic name from the river Severn, which flows from Wales through much of western England to the Bristol Channel. The river name is recorded as early as the 2nd century ad in the form Sabrina. This is one of Britain’s most ancient river names; the original meaning is uncertain, but it may have been ‘slow-moving’.

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


Similar surnames: Severin, Severe, Sever, Severo, Davern, Lever, Seery, Stever, Severa

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Severn Family Origin

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Severn Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    19%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Gardener

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Severn family was Gardener. The most common Severn occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 19% of Severn's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Severn.

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Severn Historical Records

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Severn Life Expectancy

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