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Havely Family History

Havely Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Havel, Haverly, Havey, Lavely, Hively, Savely, Harvey, Hamel, Lovely

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Where is the Havely family from?

You can see how Havely families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Havely family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Havely families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Havely families living in New York. This was about 73% of all the recorded Havely's in USA. New York had the highest population of Havely families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Havely surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Havely ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Havely. 24% of Havely men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Havely women worked as a 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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    20%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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What Havely family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Havely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Havely census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 57 immigration records available for the last name Havely. 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 290 military records available for the last name Havely. For the veterans among your Havely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Havely lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Havely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Havely in 1943 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

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