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Erjavec Family History

Erjavec Name Meaning

Slovenian: nickname from an old spelling of rjavec most commonly meaning ‘dark skinned man’ and ‘brown horse’. Compare Brown .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kravec, Oravec, Grave, Raven, Graven, Craven, Graver, Rave, Moravec

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Where is the Erjavec family from?

You can see how Erjavec families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Erjavec family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Erjavec families living in Kansas. This was about 20% of all the recorded Erjavec's in USA. Kansas and 2 other states had the highest population of Erjavec families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Erjavec surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Erjavec ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Erjavec. 84% of Erjavec men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Erjavec women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 381 census records available for the last name Erjavec. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erjavec 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 228 immigration records available for the last name Erjavec. 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 106 military records available for the last name Erjavec. For the veterans among your Erjavec ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Erjavec lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Erjavec life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Erjavec in 1963 was 74, and 58 in 2004.

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