Ave Name Meaning

French (also Avé): from Old French havet ‘hook’, ‘pick’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made picks or worked with a pick. probably also Galician: either from a river name or from ave ‘bird’.

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


Similar surnames: Cave, Aven, Nave, Axe, Cape, Ake, Tavel, Eve, Ace, Savel

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Ave Family Origin

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Ave Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Ave occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Ave's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ave. A less common occupation for the Ave family was Works In R R Car Shop.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Works In R R Car Shop

    33%

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Ave Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Ave Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Ave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ave in 1957 was 50, and 84 in 2003.

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