Xavier Family History

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Xavier Name Meaning

Portuguese and Catalan: from the personal name Xavier, Portuguese and Catalan forms of Basque Xabier (see Javier).

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


Similar surnames: Javier, Saver, Lavier, Janvier, Davies, Xander, Laier, Davie, Manier

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Xavier Family Origin

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Xavier Family Occupations

What did your Xavier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Xavier occupation in the USA was Laborer. 8% of Xavier's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Xavier family was Brick Layer. Laborer, Basket Maker and Boarder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Xavier.

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  • Laborer

    8%
  • Basket Maker

    4%
  • Boarder

    4%
  • Brick Layer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Xavier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Xavier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Xavier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Xavier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Xavier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Xavier. For the veterans among your Xavier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Xavier Life Expectancy

What is the average Xavier lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Xavier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Xavier in 1950 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Xavier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Xavier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Xavier Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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