Delavan Family History

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Delavan Name Meaning

Origin unidentified: probably of French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Delamar, Delain, Deacon, Delaware, Dakan, Delaney, Deland, Mellman

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Delavan Family Origin

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Delavan Family Occupations

What did your Delavan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Delavan family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delavan. The most common Delavan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Delavan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Delavan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Delavan Life Expectancy

What is the average Delavan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Delavan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Delavan in 1956 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Delavan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delavan 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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