Caviness Family History

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Caviness Name Meaning

Americanized form of the French Huguenot name Cabaniss.

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

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Caviness Family Origin

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Caviness Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    23%
  • Field Hand

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Field Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caviness. A less common occupation for the Caviness family was Blacksmith. The most common Caviness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Caviness's were Farmers.

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Caviness Historical Records

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Caviness Life Expectancy

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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