Vives Name Meaning

Catalan: from Vives (Latin Vivas), a medieval personal name meaning ‘may you live’, bestowed on children for the sake of good omen.

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

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Vives Family Origin

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Vives Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Grocery Keeper

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1880, the most common Vives occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Vives's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocery Keeper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vives. A less common occupation for the Vives family was Laborer.

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Vives Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Vives life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Vives in 1956 was 61, and 49 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vives

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