Daves Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Davis or Davies. Americanized spelling of German Tewes or Däves, from reduced forms of the personal name Matthäus (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Dawes, Maves, Draves, Taves, Dagel, Gares, Dade, Davee, Dovey, Davies

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Daves Family Origin

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Daves Family Occupations

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  • Factory Hand

    23%
  • Going To School

    23%
  • Brasseur

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%

In 1881, Factory Hand, Going To School and Brasseur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daves. The most common Daves occupation in Canada was Factory Hand. 23% of Daves's were Factory Hands. A less common occupation for the Daves family was Farmer.

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Daves Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Daves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Daves in 1958 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daves

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