Kavan Family History

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Kavan Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly a reduced form of Kavanagh.

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

Similar surnames: Cavan, Kazan, Koman, Kava, Savin, Maran, Zaman, Nava, Laban, Naman

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Kavan Family Origin

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Kavan Family Occupations

What did your Kavan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kavan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kavan's were Farmers. Farmer and Driver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kavan. A less common occupation for the Kavan family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Driver

  • Laborer


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

Kavan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kavan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kavan 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Kavan. 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 287 military records available for the last name Kavan. For the veterans among your Kavan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kavan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kavan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kavan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kavan in 1962 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kavan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kavan 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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