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Evis Family History

Evis Surname 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: Avis, Levis, Enis, Bevis, Vis, Eis, Revis, Ekis, Nevis, Tevis

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Where is the Evis family from?

You can see how Evis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Evis family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Evis families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 9 Evis families living in London. This was about 16% of all the recorded Evis's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Evis families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Evis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Evis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Electrician and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Evis. 100% of Evis men worked as an Electrician and 91% of Evis 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Electrician
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    91%
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Evis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evis 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 198 immigration records available for the last name Evis. 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 238 military records available for the last name Evis. For the veterans among your Evis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Evis lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2000, in the United States, Evis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Evis in 1966 was 85, and 33 in 2000.

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