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Havas Family History

Havas Name Meaning
Hungarian: most probably a nickname from Old Hungarian havas ‘sleepwalker’, one of several Hungarian family names deriving from terms denoting illnesses. Less likely, but nevertheless possible, is derivation from a nickname for someone with prematurely white hair, from the Hungarian vocabulary word havas ‘snowy’, ‘snow-covered’.

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

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3,139 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
217 Military Records
992 Immigration Records
1,325 Census and Voter Lists
658 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Havas Families

  • Number of Havas families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Havas families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Havas last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Havas Family Origin

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Havas Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Havas

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Havas Family Occupations

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Military Service by Havas

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