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Even Name Meaning

Breton: cognate of Evan 1. In some cases perhaps an altered spelling of Evan or Ivan. Shortened form of the Dutch topographic name van Even, from Middle Dutch even(e) ‘black oats’.

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


Similar surnames: Aven, Eden, Leven, Eve, Lien, Ewen, Evon, Evan, Erven, Leben

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Where is the Even family from?

You can see how Even families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Even family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Even families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Even families living in Ontario. This was about 33% of all the recorded Even's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Even families in 1911.
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What did your Even ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Even. .

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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

  • Labourer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Even. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Even 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Even. 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 29,000 military records available for the last name Even. For the veterans among your Even ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Even lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Even life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Even in 1956 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

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