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Havens Surname Meaning

English: variant of Haven with post-medieval excrescent -s. Welsh: variant of Evans .

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

Similar surnames: Haven, Hanen, Javens, Lavers, Haver, Havins, Avent, Hagen, Kamens

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Where is the Havens family from?

You can see how Havens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Havens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Havens families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 30 Havens families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Havens's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Havens families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Havens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Havens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Stonecrusher and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Havens. 100% of Havens men worked as a Stonecrusher and 93% of Havens 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

  • Stonecrusher

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
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Census Records

There are 61,000 census records available for the last name Havens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Havens 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Havens. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Havens. For the veterans among your Havens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Havens lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Havens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Havens in 1942 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

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