Erven Family History

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Erven Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish: altered spelling of Ervin or Erwin.

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

Similar surnames: Ervin, Even, Eavey, Evens, Wren, Raven, Erney, Bruen, Haven, Beaven

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Erven Family Origin

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Erven Family Occupations

What did your Erven ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Erven occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Erven's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Erven family was F.. Farmer, School and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erven.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Scholar

  • F.


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

Erven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Erven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ervencensus 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 678 immigration records available for the last name Erven. 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 551 military records available for the last name Erven. For the veterans among your Erven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erven Life Expectancy

What is the average Erven lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Erven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Erven in 1962 was 78, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erven 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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