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Beaven Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Bevan . Possibly also English: variant of Beavin .

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

Similar surnames: Beavan, Beaver, Beavin, Heaven, Bever, Eavey, Biven, Headen, Leaver

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Where is the Beaven family from?

You can see how Beaven families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beaven family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beaven families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 28 Beaven families living in Quebec. This was about 61% of all the recorded Beaven's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Beaven families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beaven surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beaven ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Beaven. 45% of Beaven men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Beaven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beaven census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Beaven. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Beaven lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Beaven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Beaven in 1955 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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