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Aven Name Meaning

Scandinavian: unexplained. English: variant spelling of Avon. German: patronymic from the Frisian personal name Ave. The surname is frequent in the areas of Oldenburg and Jeverland. Dutch: metonymic occupational name from Middle Dutch haven ‘pot’. Americanized form of French Avenne or Avoine, literally ‘oats’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grain grower or merchant.

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


Similar surnames: Avena, Ave, Even, Raven, Avey, Aden, Bien, Aveni, Savin, Laven

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Aven Family Origin

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Aven Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Aven family was Laborer. Farmer, Com. Merchant and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aven. The most common Aven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Aven's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Com. Merchant

    7%
  • Labor

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Aven Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Aven. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Aven. For the veterans among your Aven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aven Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Aven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Aven in 1964 was 86, and 88 in 2004.

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