Cheevers Family History

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Cheevers Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Cheever. This name has also been long established in Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Cheever, Cheers, Chivers, Chester, Devers, Shreeves, Wheeles, Chevis

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Cheevers Family Origin

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Cheevers Family Occupations

What did your Cheevers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Carrage Maker and Agent Taylor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheevers. A less common occupation for the Cheevers family was Carrage Trimmer. The most common Cheevers occupation in Canada was Labourer. 33% of Cheevers's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Carrage Maker

  • Agent Taylor

  • Carrage Trimmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cheevers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cheevers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cheevers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cheevers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cheevers. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cheevers. For the veterans among your Cheevers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cheevers Life Expectancy

What is the average Cheevers lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cheevers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Cheevers in 1949 was 58, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cheevers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cheevers 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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