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Eve Family History

Eve Name Meaning

English (Essex) and Dutch: from the Middle English personal name Eve (from Latin Eva) of Biblical Hebrew origin (meaning ‘life’). According to the Book of Genesis this was the name of the first woman and in some cases the name may have been acquired by someone (invariably a man) who had played the part in a drama dealing with the Creation.

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

Similar surnames: Neve, Eva, Eger, Ave, Even, Ege, Ede, Tye, Pere, Levy

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Where is the Eve family from?

You can see how Eve families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eve family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eve families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 32 Eve families living in Quebec. This was about 38% of all the recorded Eve's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Eve families in 1911.
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What did your Eve ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Engineer and Relieuse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Eve. 50% of Eve men worked as an Engineer and 100% of Eve women worked as a Relieuse. .

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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

  • Engineer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Relieuse
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Census Records

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Eve. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eve 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Eve. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Eve. For the veterans among your Eve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eve lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eve in 1949 was 42, and 87 in 2004.

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