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Javor Family History

Javor Name Meaning

Croatian Serbian Slovenian and Slovak; Hungarian (Jávor): from Slavic javor ‘maple tree’ which is also found as a loanword in Hungarian (jávor). It may be a topographic name for someone living near a maple tree a habitational name from a place called with this word and also a personal name or a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Tabor, Jamar, Jahr, Jagow, Javier, Jakob, Janos, Mayor, Gabor, Jaso

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Where is the Javor family from?

You can see how Javor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Javor family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Javor families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Javor families living in Michigan. This was about 15% of all the recorded Javor's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Javor families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Javor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Javor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Javor. 45% of Javor men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Javor women worked as a Machine Operator. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    45%
  • Coal Loader
    34%
  • Inspector
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    100%
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Census Records

There are 572 census records available for the last name Javor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Javor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 327 immigration records available for the last name Javor. 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 Cards

There are 181 military records available for the last name Javor. For the veterans among your Javor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Javor lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Javor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Javor in 1959 was 58, and 55 in 2004.

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