Mavity Family History

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Mavity Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of MacVitty, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhiadhtaigh ‘son of the food provider’, a class of people, i.e. farmers, under Irish law.

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

Similar surnames: Davitt, Garity, Cavitt, Darity, Mcginty, Savitt, Matias, Makin

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Mavity Family Origin

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Mavity Family Occupations

What did your Mavity ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mavity. A less common occupation for the Mavity family was Minister. The most common Mavity occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Mavity's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Minister


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Mavity Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mavity. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mavity 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Mavity. 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 623 military records available for the last name Mavity. For the veterans among your Mavity ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mavity Life Expectancy

What is the average Mavity lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Mavity life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mavity in 1953 was 62, and 77 in 2003.

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