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Evatt Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ivatt, from a pet form of the Old French female personal name Iva, feminine of Ivo (see Iwen).

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


Similar surnames: Evett, Catt, Evitt, Batt, Ewart, Myatt, Matt, Platt, Evan, Watt

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Where is the Evatt family from?

You can see how Evatt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Evatt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Evatt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Evatt families living in Georgia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Evatt's in USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Evatt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Evatt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Evatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Evatt. 36% of Evatt men worked as a Farmer and 26% of Evatt women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Evatt were Weaver and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Weaver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    26%
  • Spinner
    12%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Evatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evatt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 743 immigration records available for the last name Evatt. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Evatt. For the veterans among your Evatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Evatt lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Evatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Evatt in 1948 was 73, and 71 in 2004.

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