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Evist Family History

Evist 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: Evitt, Geist, Twist, Quist, List, Avis, Levis, East, Grist, Crist

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Where is the Evist family from?

You can see how Evist families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Evist family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Evist families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 2 Evist families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Evist's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Evist families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Evist surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Evist ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 28 census records available for the last name Evist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Evist 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Evist. 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 military records available for the last name Evist. For the veterans among your Evist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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