Travis Family History

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Travis Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire and Yorkshire): occupational name for a gatherer of tolls exacted for the right of passage across a bridge, ford, or other thoroughfare, from Middle English travis ‘crossing’, variant of travers (see Travers). German: Americanized variant of Drewes.

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


Similar surnames: Travers, Dravis, Draves, Train, Tavis, Traver, Chavis, Staves, Ris

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Travis Family Origin

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Travis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Travis. The most common Travis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Travis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Travis family was Farm Laborer.

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