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Javier Surname Meaning

Spanish: from a personal name bestowed in honor of Saint Francis Xavier (1506–52) Jesuit missionary to the Far East (see Xavier ).

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


Similar surnames: Xavier, Jarmer, Janvier, Haver, Revier, Manier, Jasper, Laier, Jagger

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Where is the Javier family from?

You can see how Javier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Javier family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Javier families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Javier families living in Lancashire. This was about 22% of all the recorded Javier's in United Kingdom. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Javier families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Javier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Javier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Javier. 100% of Javier 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
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Javier. 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 Javier. For the veterans among your Javier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Javier lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Javier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Javier in 1945 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

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