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Cavalier Name Meaning

Southern French: variant of Chevalier (meaning ‘knight’, ‘rider’).

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


Similar surnames: Chevalier, Cavallero, Cavaleri, Carlier, Cavaliere, Chevallier, Caver

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Cavalier Family Origin

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Cavalier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavalier. A less common occupation for the Cavalier family was Carpenter. The most common Cavalier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Cavalier's were Farmers.

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Cavalier Historical Records

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Cavalier Life Expectancy

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