Aven Name Meaning

Scandinavian: unexplained. English: variant spelling of Avon. German: patronymic from the Frisian personal name Ave. The surname is frequent in the areas of Oldenburg and Jeverland. Dutch: metonymic occupational name from Middle Dutch haven ‘pot’. Americanized form of French Avenne or Avoine, literally ‘oats’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grain grower or merchant.

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


Similar surnames: Avena, Ave, Even, Raven, Avey, Aden, Bien, Aveni, Savin, Laven

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Aven Family Origin

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Aven Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Com. Merchant

    7%
  • Labor

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Aven family was Laborer. The most common Aven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Aven's were Farmers. Farmer, Com. Merchant and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aven.

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Between 1964 and 2004, Aven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Aven in 1964 was 86, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aven

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