Eva Lavarnway

Brief Life History of Eva

When Eva Lavarnway was born about 1894, in New York, United States, her father, John Lavarnway, was 34 and her mother, Mary Bishop, was 38. She lived in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1900 and Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 10 years.

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John Lavarnway
Mary Bishop
William Lavarnway
Eva Lavarnway
John Frank Lavarnway
Edward Patrick Lavarnway
Nicolas James Lavarnway
Charles Theodore Lavarnway

Sources (3)

  • Eva Lavanway in household of John Lavanway, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eva Lavarnway in household of John Lavarnway, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Eva Lavarnway in household of John Lavarnway, "New York State Census, 1915"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Livernois . Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French pronunciation of the diphthong oi as ‘wé’, which in France was replaced in the 17th century by the current ‘wa’. Compare Lavanway .

History: The Lavarnways are descendants of Paul Benoît dit Nivernois or Nivernais or Livernois from France (see Benoit ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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