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Shaver Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Schouwer, an occupational name for an inspector of market weights and measures, Dutch schouwer ‘inspector’. Altered form of German Schaefer.

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


Similar surnames: Shover, Shawver, Haver, Schave, Shafer, Shaner, Skiver, Siever

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Shaver Family Origin

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Shaver Family Occupations

What did your Shaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shaver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Shaver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shaver family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shaver.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Shaver Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Shaver ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Shaver Life Expectancy

What is the average Shaver lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Shaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Shaver in 1942 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

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