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Pavich Family History

Pavich Name Meaning

Croatian (Pavic): patronymic from the personal names Pavo or Pave, pet forms of Pavao, Croatian form of Paul.

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


Similar surnames: Panich, Pavelich, Zuvich, Pach, Polich, Pabich, Perich, Balich

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Where is the Pavich family from?

You can see how Pavich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pavich family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pavich families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Pavich families living in British Columbia. This was about 80% of all the recorded Pavich's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Pavich families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pavich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pavich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pavich. 43% of Pavich men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Pavich women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pavich were Proprietor and Seamstress.

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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

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Miner
    15%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%
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What Pavich family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pavich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pavich 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 486 immigration records available for the last name Pavich. 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 725 military records available for the last name Pavich. For the veterans among your Pavich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pavich lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Pavich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Pavich in 1960 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

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