Avelar Family History

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Avelar Name Meaning

Portuguese: topographic name from avelar ‘hazel grove’, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Vilar, Avila, Vela, Savel, Favela, Vilas, Savela, Davila, Avena

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Avelar Family Origin

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Avelar Family Occupations

What did your Avelar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Avelar. 57% of Avelar men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Avelar women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Avelar were Gardner and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Ranch Laborer
  • Gardner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Avelar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Avelar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Avelar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Avelar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 197 military records available for the last name Avelar. For the veterans among your Avelar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Avelar Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Avelar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Avelar in 1951 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

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