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Garvin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gairbhín ‘descendant of Gairbhín’, a personal name derived from a diminutive of garbh ‘rough’, ‘cruel’.

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


Similar surnames: Galvin, Gavin, Larkin, Gargan, Savin, Hartin, Carlin, Garin, Gervin

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Garvin Family Origin

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Garvin Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garvin. The most common Garvin occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Garvin's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Garvin family was Farm Labourer.

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Garvin Historical Records

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Garvin Life Expectancy

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