Scriven Family History

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Scriven Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a clerk or copyist, from Old French escrivein, escrivain ‘writer’, ‘scribe’ (medieval Latin scribanus).

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


Similar surnames: Scrivani, Scriver, Scrivener, Serven, Shreve, Schryver, Driver

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Scriven Family Origin

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Scriven Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scriven. A less common occupation for the Scriven family was Keeping House. The most common Scriven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Scriven's were Farmers.

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Scriven Historical Records

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Scriven Life Expectancy

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