Davin Family History

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Davin Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht and Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhín or Ó Daimhín (see Devine). French: from a pet form of David.

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

Similar surnames: Lavin, Savin, Gavin, Davino, Davie, Devin, Darin, Cain, Dakin, Dalin

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Davin Family Origin

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Davin Family Occupations

What did your Davin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer Heavy Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Davin. 5% of Davin men worked as a Builders Labourer Heavy Work and 44% of Davin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Davin were Administrative Clerk and Aircraft Fabric Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer Heavy Work
  • 524791 R C Royal Air Force
  • Achvaled Carton Worker
  • Administrative Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Aircraft Fabric Worker

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

Davin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Davin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davin 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Davin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Davin. For the veterans among your Davin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Davin Life Expectancy

What is the average Davin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Davin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Davin in 1945 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Davin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Davin 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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