Gauvin Family History

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Gauvin Name Meaning

French: from the Old French personal name Gauvin (see Gavin).

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

Similar surnames: Gavin, Galvin, Gaudin, Gaulin, Savin, Gavino, Garvin, Autin, Gardin

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Gauvin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gauvin name?

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

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  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Gauvin Family Origin

Where is the Gauvin family from?

Gauvin Family Occupations

What did your Gauvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gauvin occupation in the UK was Stone Dresser. 100% of Gauvin's were Stone Dressers.

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  • Stone Dresser


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

Gauvin Historical Records

What Gauvin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Gauvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gauvin 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 Gauvin. 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 Gauvin. For the veterans among your Gauvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gauvin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gauvin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gauvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gauvin in 1952 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gauvin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gauvin 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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