Dively Family History

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Dively Name Meaning

Variant of the Irish family name Divilly, a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhghiolla, from a personal name based on dubh ‘black’ + giolla ‘lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Diveley, Dilly, Kiely, Diver, Siverly, Tilly, Dacey, Wivell, Dovey

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Dively Family Origin

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Dively Family Occupations

What did your Dively ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dively. A less common occupation for the Dively family was Keeping House. The most common Dively occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Dively's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Dively Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dively Life Expectancy

What is the average Dively lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dively life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dively in 1960 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dively 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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