Avis Name Meaning

English: from the Norman female personal name Avice (Old French Avice, Latin Avitia, also found in a masculine form, Avitius). This is of uncertain origin, perhaps from a Celtic (Gaulish) name. French: Tanguay and Jetté have people named Avice, Avisse in Quebec from 1666. Nègre has an Avèze (Puy-de-Dome) also deriving from Avitius.

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


Similar surnames: Savin, Annis, Alix, Lavis, Aris, Bois, Via, Amos, Levis, Valis

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Avis Family Origin

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Avis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer'S Son

    29%
  • Brick Maker

    14%
  • Coachman

    14%
  • Cullar

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Avis family was Cullar. Farmer'S Son, Brick Maker and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Avis. The most common Avis occupation in Canada was Farmer'S Son. 29% of Avis's were Farmer'S Sons.

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Between 1949 and 2004, Avis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Avis in 1949 was 60, and 65 in 2004.

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