Avril Family History

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Avril Name Meaning

French: from avril ‘April’ (Latin aprilis) (see April).

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

Similar surnames: April, Abril, Averill, Avis, Aprile, Veil, Gil, Civil, Savel, Vial

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Avril Family Origin

Where is the Avril family from?

Avril Family Occupations

What did your Avril ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Avril occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Avril's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Avril. A less common occupation for the Avril family was Bricklayer.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Brick Mason

  • Bricklayer


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

Avril Historical Records

What Avril family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Avril. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Avril. For the veterans among your Avril ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Avril Life Expectancy

What is the average Avril lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Avril life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Avril in 1963 was 77, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Avril

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Avril 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.

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