Danvers Family History

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Danvers Name Meaning

Irish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name, with fused preposition d(e), for someone from Anvers, the French name of the port of Antwerp in what is now Belgium.

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

Similar surnames: Davern, Manners, Damery, Danger, Danner, Angers, Daniel, Dancer

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Danvers Family Origin

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Danvers Family Occupations

What did your Danvers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Danvers family was Keeping House. Farmer, In Woolen Mill and Job Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danvers. The most common Danvers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Danvers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • In Woolen Mill

  • Job Printer

  • Keeping House


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

Danvers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Danvers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danvers 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 Danvers. 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 Danvers. For the veterans among your Danvers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danvers Life Expectancy

What is the average Danvers lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Danvers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Danvers in 1965 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Danvers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danvers 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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