Avans Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Welsh Evans. Possibly Latvian, from a dialect form of auns ‘ram’, ‘wether’.

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

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Avans Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Car Conductor

    9%
  • Housekeeper

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Avans family was Keeping House. Farmer, Car Conductor and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Avans. The most common Avans occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Avans's were Farmers.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Avans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Avans in 1962 was 79, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Avans

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