Cavaness Family History

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Cavaness Name Meaning

Americanized form of the French Huguenot name Cabaniss.

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


Similar surnames: Caveness, Cavness, Caviness, Cabaniss, Catanese, Garness, Harness

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Cavaness Family Origin

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Cavaness Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Field Hand

    13%

In 1880, Blacksmith, Dry Goods Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavaness. A less common occupation for the Cavaness family was Field Hand. The most common Cavaness occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Cavaness's were Blacksmiths.

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Cavaness Historical Records

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Cavaness Life Expectancy

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