Alvin Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Alvin or Alfwin, Old English Ælfwine ‘elf friend’. Compare Alwin. Swedish: ornamental name from alv ‘elf’ + the common surname suffix -in.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Alwin, Albin, Savin, Galvin, Atkin, Allin, Allan, Lein, Levin, Alban

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Alvin Family Origin

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Alvin Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    14%
  • Agricul Labourer

    7%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%

In 1881, the most common Alvin occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 14% of Alvin's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Alvin family was Cabinet Maker. Bricklayer, Agricul Labourer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alvin.

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Alvin Historical Records

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Alvin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Alvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Alvin in 1950 was 60, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alvin

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