Cavin Family History

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Cavin Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. French: diminutive of Cave.

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


Similar surnames: Cavins, Covin, Cain, Calvin, Gavin, Lavin, Cavan, Caven, Clavin

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Cavin Family Origin

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Cavin Family Occupations

What did your Cavin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Accountant and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cavin. 10% of Cavin men worked as a Bank Accountant and 32% of Cavin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cavin were Cotton Weaver and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Accountant
    10%
  • Broardcasting Wayleave Survey
    10%
  • Colliery Stoneman Below
    10%
  • Cotton Weaver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    32%
  • Private Means
    11%
  • Asst officer child Welder
    6%
  • Cotton Weaver
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cavin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Cavin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cavin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Cavin Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cavin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cavin in 1946 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cavin

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