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Travers Name Meaning

English and French: occupational name for a gatherer of tolls exacted for the right of passage across a bridge, ford, or other thoroughfare, from Middle English, Old French travers ‘passage’, ‘crossing’, from Old French traverser ‘to cross’. Northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Treabhair (see Trevor).

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


Similar surnames: Travis, Rivers, Graver, Trover, Traver, Graves, Beaver, Trevor

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Travers Family Origin

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Travers Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Travers. The most common Travers occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Travers's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Travers family was Annuitant.

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