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Weaver Name Meaning

English: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan). English: habitational name from a place on the Weaver river in Cheshire, now called Weaver Hall but recorded simply as Weuere in the 13th and 14th centuries. The river name is from Old English wefer(e) ‘winding stream’. Translated form of German Weber.

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


Similar surnames: Beaver, Seaver, Wever, Haver, Lever, Graver, Webber, Water, Beamer

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Weaver Family Origin

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Weaver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Weaver family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weaver. The most common Weaver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Weaver's were Farmers.

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Weaver Historical Records

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Weaver Life Expectancy

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