Evershed Family History

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Evershed Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Iversen, Eversley, Vercher, Hershey, Verser, Bershad, Gershen, Verhey

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Evershed Family Origin

Where is the Evershed family from?

Evershed Family Occupations

What did your Evershed ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Evershed occupation in the USA was Civil Engineer. 20% of Evershed's were Civil Engineers. Civil Engineer, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Evershed. A less common occupation for the Evershed family was Milk Pedler.

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  • Civil Engineer

  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Milk Pedler


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

Evershed Historical Records

What Evershed family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Evershed. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evershed census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Evershed

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Evershed. 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 Evershed. For the veterans among your Evershed ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Evershed Life Expectancy

What is the average Evershed lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Evershed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Evershed in 1947 was 43, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Evershed

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Evershed 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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