Haver Family History

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Haver Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a grower of or dealer in oats, from Low German Haver ‘oats’. Compare Hafer, Haber. Dutch: of uncertain derivation; possibly a Brabantine form of de Hauwer, an occupational name for a wood or stone cutter, Middle Dutch hauwer(e) ‘cutter’, ‘hewer’. English: from Middle English haver ‘oats’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a farmer who grew oats or for a grain merchant. English: possibly a nickname from Middle English haver ‘buck’, ‘billy-goat’.

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


Similar surnames: Hamer, Hager, Haber, Hayer, Hafer, Hover, Havel, Hader, Haer, Huver

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Haver Family Origin

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Haver Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Haver.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

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Haver Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Haver. For the veterans among your Haver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haver Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Haver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haver in 1957 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

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