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Livers Name Meaning

Altered form of Flemish or Dutch Lievers: patronymic from the old personal name Liever of ancient Germanic origin composed of the elements lief ‘dear’ + hari heri ‘army’. Compare Lyvers .

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


Similar surnames: Lyvers, Linders, Ivers, Lever, Lier, Libert, Rivers, Lavers, Lovern

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Where is the Livers family from?

You can see how Livers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Livers family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Livers families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Livers families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 83% of all the recorded Livers's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Livers families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Livers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Livers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeping were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Livers. 32% of Livers men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Livers women worked as a Housekeeping. Some less common occupations for Americans named Livers were Carpenter and Maid. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeping
    25%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Livers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Livers 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 511 immigration records available for the last name Livers. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Livers. For the veterans among your Livers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Livers lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Livers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Livers in 1954 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

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