Revis Family History

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Revis Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Rievaulx in North Yorkshire. patronymic from Reeve.

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


Similar surnames: Regis, Reis, Levis, Bevis, Dreis, Remes, Eis, Reid, Reves, Reil

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Revis Family Origin

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Revis Family Occupations

What did your Revis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Revis. 18% of Revis men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Revis women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Revis were Carpenter and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Weaver
    3%
  • Carpenter
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
    9%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Laundress
    5%

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

Revis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Revis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Revis 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 852 immigration records available for the last name Revis. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Revis. For the veterans among your Revis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Revis Life Expectancy

What is the average Revis lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Revis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Revis in 1950 was 22, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Revis

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