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Origins of the Aver surname

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About the Avers

We have a total number of 1020 records for people with the last name Aver.

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Where do most Avers live?

In 1921, most Avers lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Avers

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 704 records for the Aver surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Avers most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Avers.

What are the most common Aver first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Avers

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Avers in 1921
Farmers Wife


Lead Dresser


Domestic Servant




Farmer Wife


Common Male occupations for Avers in 1921
Tin Miner








Copper Miner


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