Averill Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Averill Name Meaning

Reaney and Wilson cite 13th- and 14th-century examples such as Richard Averil, which they associate with the name of the month (see April; the Old French word Avrill was taken into Middle English as Averil before being altered under Latin influence to April). As a North American surname, it may be a habitational name from Haverhill in Suffolk, which is probably named from Old English hafri ‘oats’ + hyll ‘hill’. The traditional English pronunciation of this place name was Have-rill. Compare Avery.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Averill Family Origin

Where is the Averill family from?

SHOW MORE

Averill Family Occupations

What did your Averill ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Averill ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, the most common Averill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Averill's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Averill. A less common occupation for the Averill family was Blacksmith.

Source: Census data for Averill | Data not to scale

Averill Historical Records

What Averill family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Averill ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Averill

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Averill Life Expectancy

What is the average Averill lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Averill ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Averill Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name