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Bavis Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): probably a variant of Bevis . This form is now rare in Britain.

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

Similar surnames: Havis, Baris, Balis, Bails, Bail, Davi, Beavin, Daves, Avis, Savin

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Where is the Bavis family from?

You can see how Bavis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bavis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bavis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 17 Bavis families living in London. This was about 35% of all the recorded Bavis's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Bavis families in 1891.
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What did your Bavis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Bavis. 100% of Bavis 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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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bavis. 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 508 military records available for the last name Bavis. For the veterans among your Bavis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bavis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bavis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bavis in 1962 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

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