Sever Name Meaning

Slovenian and Croatian: topographic name from sever ‘north’, denoting someone who lived in the northern part of a village or estate. Croatian: from the personal name Sever, a pet form of Severin. Dutch: variant of Sievert.

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

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Sever Family Origin

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Sever Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sever. A less common occupation for the Sever family was Farm Laborer. The most common Sever occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Sever's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Sever | Data not to scale

Sever Historical Records

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Sever Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Sever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sever in 1951 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sever

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