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Eveleigh Name Meaning

English (Devon and Dorset): habitational name from a lost place called Eveleigh in Broad Clyst (Devon) from the Old English personal name Ifa + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Cobleigh, Raleigh, Eveleth, Leigh, Farleigh, Mellish, Sleigh, Seelig

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Where is the Eveleigh family from?

You can see how Eveleigh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eveleigh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eveleigh families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 45 Eveleigh families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Eveleigh's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Eveleigh families in 1911.
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What did your Eveleigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Eveleigh. 35% of Eveleigh men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Eveleigh women worked as an Operator. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Eveleigh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eveleigh 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eveleigh. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Eveleigh. For the veterans among your Eveleigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eveleigh lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Eveleigh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Eveleigh in 1964 was 69, and 83 in 2004.

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