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Pavlas Family History

Pavlas Surname Meaning

Czech and Slovenian: from a hypocoristic derivative of the personal name Pavel (see Paul ).

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


Similar surnames: Pavlak, Pavlis, Pavlat, Pallas, Palas, Pavlik, Pala, Palos, Galas

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Where is the Pavlas family from?

You can see how Pavlas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pavlas family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Pavlas families living in Texas. This was about 24% of all the recorded Pavlas's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Pavlas families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pavlas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pavlas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pavlas. 50% of Pavlas men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Pavlas women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pavlas were Farm Laborer and Farm Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Butcher
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%
  • Farm Laborer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 640 census records available for the last name Pavlas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pavlas 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Pavlas. 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 208 military records available for the last name Pavlas. For the veterans among your Pavlas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pavlas lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pavlas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Pavlas in 1954 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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