Laven Family History

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Laven Name Meaning

Dutch: from a derivative of a Germanic personal name such as Lavoldus or from a derivative of a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Laurentius (see Lawrence).

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


Similar surnames: Lavin, Aven, Leven, Raven, Laver, Leben, Savin, Levin, Clavel, Lazer

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Laven Family Origin

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Laven Family Occupations

What did your Laven ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laven. A less common occupation for the Laven family was Bricklayer. The most common Laven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Laven's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

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

Laven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laven 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Laven. 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 Laven. For the veterans among your Laven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laven Life Expectancy

What is the average Laven lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Laven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Laven in 1950 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laven

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laven 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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