Mavis Family History

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Mavis Name Meaning

German: variant of Maves.

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


Similar surnames: Manis, Tavis, Havis, Bavis, Lavis, Maves, Maris, Maass, Mais, Malis

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Mavis Family Origin

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Mavis Family Occupations

What did your Mavis ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Mavis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mavis Life Expectancy

What is the average Mavis lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mavis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mavis 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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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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