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Averett Family History

Averett Name Meaning

Altered form of English Everett or Avery .

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


Similar surnames: Averette, Averitt, Everett, Avrett, Everitt, Averitte, Everetts

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Where is the Averett family from?

You can see how Averett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Averett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Averett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Averett families living in Georgia. This was about 43% of all the recorded Averett's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Averett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Averett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Averett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Averett. 29% of Averett men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Averett women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Averett were Salesman and Laborer. .

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Laborer
    6%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Averett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Averett 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 459 immigration records available for the last name Averett. 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 Averett. For the veterans among your Averett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Averett lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Averett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Averett in 1955 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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