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Mavis Family History

Mavis Name Meaning
German: variant of Maves.

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

37,173 Historical Documents with Mavis on Ancestry.com
16,657 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
903 Military Records
483 Immigration Records
9,626 Census and Voter Lists
9,504 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mavis Families

  • Number of Mavis families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mavis families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mavis last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mavis census records

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Mavis Family Origin

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Mavis Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Mavis

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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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Mavis Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mavis census records

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Mavis Civil War Service Records

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