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Avans Surname Meaning

Probably an altered form of Welsh Evans .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ivans, Beans, Adank, Evens, Agan, Evins, Ivins, Avara, Van, Aves

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Where is the Avans family from?

You can see how Avans families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Avans family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Avans families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Avans families living in Glamorgan. This was about 31% of all the recorded Avans's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Avans families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Avans surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Avans ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Avans. 100% of Avans women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Avans. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Avans 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 221 immigration records available for the last name Avans. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 275 military records available for the last name Avans. For the veterans among your Avans ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Avans lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Avans life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Avans in 1962 was 79, and 74 in 2004.

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