Chauvin Family History

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Chauvin Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Chauve, a nickname for a bald man, from Old French chauf ‘bald’ (Latin calvus).

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


Similar surnames: Chaffin, Calvin, Chaplin, Galvin, Chain, Chapin, Gauvin, Choplin

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Chauvin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Chauvin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Chauvin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    34%

  • England & Wales

    31%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Chauvin Family Origin

Where is the Chauvin family from?

Chauvin Family Occupations

What did your Chauvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chauvin family was Farming. The most common Chauvin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Chauvin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chauvin.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Cooper

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chauvin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chauvin Historical Records

What Chauvin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Chauvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chauvin 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 Chauvin. 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 Chauvin. For the veterans among your Chauvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chauvin Life Expectancy

What is the average Chauvin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Chauvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Chauvin in 1950 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chauvin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chauvin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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