Evers Family History

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Evers Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on the edge of an escarpment, from Middle English evere ‘edge’, a word that is probably of Old English origin, though unattested. English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Ever, from Old English Eofor ‘boar’. North German and Dutch: patronymic from Evert.

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


Similar surnames: Ivers, Revere, Ovens, Everts, Evert, Eggers, Eder, Ebers, Nevers

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Evers Family Origin

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Evers Family Occupations

What did your Evers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Evers. 19% of Evers men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Evers women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Evers were Carpenter and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%

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

Evers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Evers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evers 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Evers. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Evers. For the veterans among your Evers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Evers Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Evers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Evers in 1947 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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