Averill Family History

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Averill Name Meaning

Reaney and Wilson cite 13th- and 14th-century examples such as Richard Averil, which they associate with the name of the month (see April; the Old French word Avrill was taken into Middle English as Averil before being altered under Latin influence to April). As a North American surname, it may be a habitational name from Haverhill in Suffolk, which is probably named from Old English hafri ‘oats’ + hyll ‘hill’. The traditional English pronunciation of this place name was Have-rill. Compare Avery.

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

Similar surnames: Brill, Grill, Antill, Abril, Overly, Haverly, Overall, Avila, Avril

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Averill Family Origin

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Averill Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Averill. 80% of Averill men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Marine Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Averill Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Averill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Averill in 1945 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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