Severs Family History

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Severs Name Meaning

English: metronymic from Sever. Dutch: variant of Sievers.

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

Similar surnames: Sever, Seivers, Seavers, Severns, Sivers, Devers, Severy, Evers

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Severs Family Origin

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Severs Family Occupations

What did your Severs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Severs. A less common occupation for the Severs family was Keeping House. The most common Severs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Severs's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Severs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Severs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Severs 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Severs. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Severs. For the veterans among your Severs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Severs Life Expectancy

What is the average Severs lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Severs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Severs in 1953 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Severs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Severs 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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