Evans Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan (see Evan), with redundant English patronymic -s.

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


Similar surnames: Evan, Bevans, Evanson, Emans, Evens, Levens, Jeans, Levins, Ovens

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Evans Family Origin

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Evans Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Student

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Student and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Evans. A less common occupation for the Evans family was Labourer. The most common Evans occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Evans's were Farmers.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Evans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Evans in 1940 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Evans

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