Cavett Family History

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Cavett Name Meaning

diminutive of Cave 1, 3, or 4. metonymic occupational name for a laborer, from Old Occitan cavet, denoting a tool for clearing ground for cultivation.

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


Similar surnames: Cave, Rivett, Carnett, Gravett, Calvert, Tavel, Clavette, Cadet

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Cavett Family Origin

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Cavett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavett. A less common occupation for the Cavett family was Keeping House. The most common Cavett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Cavett's were Farmers.

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Cavett Historical Records

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Cavett Life Expectancy

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