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Cavaness Family History

Cavaness Name Meaning
Americanized form of the French Huguenot name Cabaniss.

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

13,672 Historical Documents with Cavaness on Ancestry.com
3,102 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
623 Military Records
56 Immigration Records
2,052 Census and Voter Lists
7,839 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cavaness Families

  • Number of Cavaness families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cavaness last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cavaness census records

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Cavaness Family Origin

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Cavaness Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cavaness families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cavaness

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Cavaness Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cavaness census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Cavaness ancestors, such as occupation.

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Cavaness Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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