Severy Family History

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Severy Name Meaning

English: variant of Savary.

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


Similar surnames: Savery, Severs, Bever, Seely, Devery, Sever, Severt, Devers, Seger

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Severy Family Origin

Where is the Severy family from?

Severy Family Occupations

What did your Severy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Severy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Severy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Severy family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Severy.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Butcher

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Severy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Severy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Severy 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 Severy

Passenger List

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

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Severy Life Expectancy

What is the average Severy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Severy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Severy in 1963 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Severy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Severy 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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