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Bevans Name Meaning

Welsh (Pembrokeshire): variant of Bevan with the addition of the regular English patronymic suffix -s.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Evans, Blevins, Bivens, Brians, Bryans, Beavan, Bivins, Beans

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Where is the Bevans family from?

You can see how Bevans families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bevans family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bevans families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Bevans families living in Virginia. This was about 29% of all the recorded Bevans's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Bevans families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bevans surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bevans ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bevans. 19% of Bevans men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Bevans women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bevans were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Teacher
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bevans. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bevans. For the veterans among your Bevans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bevans lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bevans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bevans in 1942 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

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