Chavous Family History

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Chavous Name Meaning

Variant of Irish and English Chivers.

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

Similar surnames: Chaves, Chavis, Chavers, Cravens, Caves, Havis, Havens, Chivers

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Chavous Family Origin

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Chavous Family Occupations

What did your Chavous ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chavous occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Chavous's were Laborers. Laborer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chavous. A less common occupation for the Chavous family was Bartender.

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  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Bartender


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Chavous Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Chavous. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chavous 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Chavous. 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 721 military records available for the last name Chavous. For the veterans among your Chavous ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chavous Life Expectancy

What is the average Chavous lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Chavous life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Chavous in 1942 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

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