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Scrivener Family History

Scrivener Name Meaning
English and Scottish: occupational name for a clerk or copyist (see Scriven).

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

133,354 Historical Documents with Scrivener on Ancestry.com
35,570 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,939 Military Records
1,909 Immigration Records
32,900 Census and Voter Lists
61,036 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Scrivener Families

  • Number of Scrivener families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Scrivener families
     107 - 212
     36 - 106
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Scrivener families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Scrivener census records

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Scrivener Family Origin

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Scrivener Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Scrivener

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Scrivener Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Scrivener census records

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Scrivener Civil War Service Records

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