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Wavra Name Meaning

Polish (Wawra): from a pet form of the personal name Wawrzyniec, Polish form of Latin Laurentius (see Lawrence).

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


Similar surnames: Vavra, Kara, Mara, Ward, Sava, Favia, Barra, Fara, Maura, Zara

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Wavra Family Origin

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Wavra Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    40%
  • Sadler

    20%

In 1880, the most common Wavra occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wavra's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wavra family was Sadler. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wavra.

Source: Census data for Wavra | Data not to scale

Wavra Historical Records

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Wavra Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Wavra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Wavra in 1955 was 47, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wavra

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