Eves Family History

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Eves Name Meaning

English: metronymic from Eve.

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

Similar surnames: Eaves, Edes, Eve, Evens, Evett, Aves, Evers, Ives, Eads, Ebbs

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Eves Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Eves name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Eves. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Eves Family Origin

Where is the Eves family from?

Eves Family Occupations

What did your Eves ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Eves's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eves. A less common occupation for the Eves family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Grocer


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

Eves Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Eves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eves 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Eves. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Eves. For the veterans among your Eves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eves Life Expectancy

What is the average Eves lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Eves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Eves in 1945 was 20, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eves 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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