Bevis Name Meaning

habitational name from Beauvais in Oise, France. from a term of endearment, from Old French beu, bel ‘handsome’ (also used in the sense ‘dear’) + Anglo-Norman French fiz ‘son’.

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


Similar surnames: Levis, Bois, Revis, Chevis, Levins, Devi, Belin, Levin, Bess, Benis

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Bevis Family Origin

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Bevis Family Occupations

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  • School

    33%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Dressmaker

    11%

In 1881, the most common Bevis occupation in Canada was School. 33% of Bevis's were Schools. School, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bevis. A less common occupation for the Bevis family was Dressmaker.

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Bevis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bevis in 1956 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bevis

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