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Dav Family History

Dav 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: Day, Daw, Dai, Dax, Das, Dar, Davy, Dau, Dam, Dal

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Where is the Dav family from?

You can see how Dav families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dav family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Dav families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Dav family living in Monmouthshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Dav's in United Kingdom. Monmouthshire had the highest population of Dav families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dav surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dav ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dav. 100% of Dav 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 3,000 census records available for the last name Dav. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dav 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 269 immigration records available for the last name Dav. 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 842 military records available for the last name Dav. For the veterans among your Dav ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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