Javor Family History

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Javor Name Meaning

Hungarian (Jávor); Croatian, Serbian, Slovenian, and Bosnian: from South Slavic javor ‘maple tree’, which is also found as a Slavic loanword in Hungarian. This is found as a topographic name for someone living near a maple tree, a habitational name from a place named with this word, a personal name, and a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Tabor, Jamar, Jahr, Jagow, Javier, Jakob, Janos, Mayor, Gabor, Jaso

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Javor Family Origin

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Javor Family Occupations

What did your Javor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Javor. 14% of Javor men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Javor women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Javor were Assembler and Registered Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Coal Loader
    10%
  • Inspector
    7%
  • Assembler
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    34%
  • Dishwasher
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Registered Nurse
    17%

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

Javor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 572 census records available for the last name Javor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Javor 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 327 immigration records available for the last name Javor. 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 181 military records available for the last name Javor. For the veterans among your Javor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Javor Life Expectancy

What is the average Javor lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Javor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Javor in 1959 was 58, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Javor

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