Mavis Name Meaning

German: variant of Maves.

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

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Mavis Family Origin

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Mavis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mavis family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mavis. The most common Mavis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Mavis's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Mavis | Data not to scale

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Mavis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Mavis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mavis in 1949 was 65, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mavis

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