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Chavez Name Meaning

Spanish (Chávez): variant spelling of Chaves.

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


Similar surnames: Chevez, Chaves, Chavis, Caven, Chapel, Craver, Chace, Chairez, Havey

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Chavez Family Origin

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Chavez Family Occupations

What did your Chavez ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chavez. A less common occupation for the Chavez family was Keeping House. The most common Chavez occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Chavez's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Chavez Historical Records

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

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Chavez Life Expectancy

What is the average Chavez lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Chavez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chavez in 1942 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chavez 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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