Havas Family History

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Havas Name Meaning

Hungarian: most probably a nickname from Old Hungarian havas ‘sleepwalker’, one of several Hungarian family names deriving from terms denoting illnesses. Less likely, but nevertheless possible, is derivation from a nickname for someone with prematurely white hair, from the Hungarian vocabulary word havas ‘snowy’, ‘snow-covered’.

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

Similar surnames: Haas, Navas, Halas, Haar, Hallas, Havran, Salas, Haver, Ladas, Nava

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Havas Family Origin

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Havas Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Havas. 32% of Havas men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Manager
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Havas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Havas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Havas census 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Havas. 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 326 military records available for the last name Havas. For the veterans among your Havas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Havas Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Havas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Havas in 1959 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

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