Gaver Family History

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Gaver Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Köber (see Kober) or Göber (see Gober).

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

Similar surnames: Eavey, Haver, Gayer, Galer, Gauer, Raver, Gaber, Gaier, Garver, Gager

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Gaver Family Origin

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Gaver Family Occupations

What did your Gaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gaver. 14% of Gaver men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Gaver women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gaver were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Housewife
  • Telephone Operator
  • Clerk

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

Gaver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaver 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 447 immigration records available for the last name Gaver. 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 Gaver. For the veterans among your Gaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaver Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaver lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gaver in 1944 was 23, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaver 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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