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Bivens Family History

Bivens Name Meaning
English, of Welsh origin: variant of Biven, with English patronymic -s.

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

180,248 Historical Documents with Bivens on Ancestry.com
40,828 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,550 Military Records
457 Immigration Records
21,115 Census and Voter Lists
112,298 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bivens Families

  • Number of Bivens families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bivens families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bivens families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bivens Family Origin

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Bivens Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bivens

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Bivens Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bivens census records

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Bivens Civil War Service Records

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