Cavener Family History

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Cavener Name Meaning

English (London): respelling of Irish Kavanagh. Compare Cavender.

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


Similar surnames: Cavender, Cavinder, Capener, Kaveney, Caveney, Cartner, Canner

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Cavener Family Origin

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Cavener Family Occupations

What did your Cavener ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cavener. 17% of Cavener men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Cavener women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cavener were Electrician and Landress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Electrician
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    27%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Landress
    7%

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

Cavener Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cavener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavener census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 145 immigration records available for the last name Cavener. 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 338 military records available for the last name Cavener. For the veterans among your Cavener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cavener Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavener lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Cavener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Cavener in 1957 was 108, and 53 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavener ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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