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Everest Name Meaning

English (southeastern): of Norman origin a variant of Devereux without the fused preposition (Old French de). Compare Evers .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Everett, Evers, Devere, Revere, Deforest, Everist, Leverett, Ernest

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Where is the Everest family from?

You can see how Everest families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Everest family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Everest families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 18 Everest families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Everest's in USA. New York had the highest population of Everest families in 1840.
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What did your Everest ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Everest. 19% of Everest men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Everest women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Everest were Laborer and Waitress. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Teacher
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Everest. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Everest 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Everest. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Everest. For the veterans among your Everest ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Everest lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Everest life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Everest in 1957 was 68, and 83 in 2004.

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