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Flavin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flaithimhín and Ó Flaitheamháin ‘descendant of Flaithimhín and Flaitheamhán’. Both personal names are from diminutives of flaith(eamh) ‘prince’, ‘ruler’.

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


Similar surnames: Lavin, Clavin, Slavin, Glavin, Gavin, Savin, Blain, Davin, Lain

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Flavin Family Origin

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Flavin Family Occupations

What did your Flavin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Laborer and Domestic Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flavin. The most common Flavin occupation in the UK was Labourer. 17% of Flavin's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Flavin family was Laundress.

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  • Labourer

    17%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    8%
  • Domestic Servant

    8%
  • Laundress

    8%

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

Flavin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Flavin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flavin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Flavin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Flavin. For the veterans among your Flavin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flavin Life Expectancy

What is the average Flavin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Flavin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Flavin in 1946 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flavin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flavin 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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