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Evison Family History

Evison Surname Meaning

English (mainly Lincolnshire): from the Middle English female personal name Eve or its pet form Evot (see Evatt ) + the metronymic suffix -son.

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


Similar surnames: Emison, Elison, Eison, Levison, Edison, Elson, Eisen, Faison, Maison

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Where is the Evison family from?

You can see how Evison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Evison family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Evison families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 366 Evison families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 34% of all the recorded Evison's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Evison families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Evison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Evison ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Evison. 11% of Evison men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Evison women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Evison were Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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

  • General Labourer
    11%
  • Dairy Farmer
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Farm Labourer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Evison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evison 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Evison. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Evison. For the veterans among your Evison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Evison lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Evison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Evison in 1956 was 72, and 94 in 2004.

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