Flavin Family History

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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 1939, Civil Servant (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Flavin. 5% of Flavin men worked as a Civil Servant (retired) and 62% of Flavin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flavin were Ab Book No 62056 Last Dis 20839 and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Civil Servant (retired)
  • Medical Practitioner
  • Metro Police Constable
  • Ab Book No 62056 Last Dis 20839

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Dressmaker

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

Flavin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 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 2,000 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 2,000 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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