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Tavesen Family History

Tavesen Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Salvesen, Pavese, Thuesen, Thiesen, Taves, Davern, Raven, Aven, Naves

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Where is the Tavesen family from?

You can see how Tavesen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tavesen family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Tavesen family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Tavesen's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Tavesen families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tavesen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tavesen ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tavesen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 2 census records available for the last name Tavesen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tavesen 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Tavesen. 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 Tavesen. For the veterans among your Tavesen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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