Severn Family History

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Severn Name Meaning

from a personal name equivalent to Severin. topographic name from the river Severn, which flows from Wales through much of western England to the Bristol Channel. The river name is recorded as early as the 2nd century ad in the form Sabrina. This is one of Britain’s most ancient river names; the original meaning is uncertain, but it may have been ‘slow-moving’.

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


Similar surnames: Severin, Severe, Sever, Severo, Davern, Lever, Seery, Stever, Severa

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Severn Family Origin

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Severn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Severn. A less common occupation for the Severn family was Laborer. The most common Severn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Severn's were Farmers.

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Severn Historical Records

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Severn Life Expectancy

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