Vivian Family History

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Vivian Name Meaning

English and French: from the personal name (Latin Vivianus, a derivative of vivus ‘living’, ‘alive’). The name was borne by a 5th-century bishop of Saintes, France, and was popular among the Normans, by whom it was introduced to England.

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


Similar surnames: Viviano, Vivier, Milian, Aikman, Viviani, Biviano, Vida, Hillian

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Vivian Family Origin

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Vivian Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Vivian ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Tin Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Vivian family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Vivian occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Vivian's were Farmers. Farmer, Tin Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vivian.

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Vivian Historical Records

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Vivian Life Expectancy

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