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Where is the Gavett family from?
You can see how Gavett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gavett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gavett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Gavett families living in Rhode Island. This was about 33% of all the recorded Gavett's in USA. Rhode Island had the highest population of Gavett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gavett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gavett. 26% of Gavett men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Gavett women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gavett were Salesman and Manager. .