Scrivener Family History

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Scrivener Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a clerk or copyist (see Scriven).

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


Similar surnames: Scriven, Scrivani, Scriver, Schriever, Skiver, Scrivner, Cravener

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Scrivener Family Origin

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Scrivener Family Occupations

What did your Scrivener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scrivener family was Keeping House. The most common Scrivener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Scrivener's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scrivener.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Farm Hand

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Scrivener Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scrivener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scrivener census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Scrivener

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Scrivener. 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 Scrivener. For the veterans among your Scrivener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scrivener Life Expectancy

What is the average Scrivener lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Scrivener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Scrivener in 1946 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scrivener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scrivener 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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