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Havis Family History

Havis Name Meaning

English: variant of Avis with prosthetic H-.

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

Similar surnames: Bavis, Havins, Avis, Chavis, Hails, Havice, Davi, Haws, Havey, Haim

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Where is the Havis family from?

You can see how Havis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Havis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Havis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Havis families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Havis's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Havis families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Havis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Havis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Havis. 100% of Havis men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Havis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Havis 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 492 immigration records available for the last name Havis. 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 957 military records available for the last name Havis. For the veterans among your Havis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Havis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Havis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Havis in 1962 was 64, and 68 in 2004.

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