Divers Family History

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Divers Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Diver.

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

Similar surnames: Devers, Diver, Ivers, Silvers, Diers, Rivers, Livers, Givens, Miers

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Divers Family Origin

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Divers Family Occupations

What did your Divers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Divers family was Keeping House. The most common Divers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Divers's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Divers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Divers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Divers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Divers 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Divers. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Divers. For the veterans among your Divers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Divers Life Expectancy

What is the average Divers lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Divers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Divers in 1949 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Divers 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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