Tavis Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Tewes.

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


Similar surnames: Taves, Tevis, Travis, Daves, Levis, Samis, Mavis, Lavis, Avis, Mais

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Tavis Family Origin

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Tavis Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Mechanic

    50%

In 1881, Blacksmith and Mechanic were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tavis. The most common Tavis occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 50% of Tavis's were Blacksmiths.

Source: Census data for Tavis | Data not to scale

Tavis Historical Records

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Tavis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Tavis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Tavis in 1945 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tavis

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