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Eaves Name Meaning

English: metronymic from the medieval female personal name Eve.

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


Similar surnames: Eales, Eves, Daves, Eavey, Eades, Maves, Neaves, Eanes, Lavers

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Where is the Eaves family from?

You can see how Eaves families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eaves family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eaves families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 13 Eaves families living in Quebec. This was about 48% of all the recorded Eaves's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Eaves families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eaves surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eaves ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Eaves. 40% of Eaves men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Labourer
    20%
  • Salesman
    14%
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Census Records

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Eaves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eaves census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Eaves. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Eaves. For the veterans among your Eaves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eaves lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Eaves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Eaves in 1946 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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