Gilvin Family History

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Gilvin Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant spelling of the Irish surnames Gilpin, Gilvane (see Kilbane), or Galvin.

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

Similar surnames: Gelvin, Girvin, Gilpin, Gillin, Galvin, Filbin, Givan, Killin, Gallin

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Gilvin Family Origin

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Gilvin Family Occupations

What did your Gilvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bakehouse Labourer (heavy Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gilvin. 34% of Gilvin men worked as a Bakehouse Labourer (heavy Work and 50% of Gilvin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gilvin were Sheppard Farm and Packer Hair Ari Manufactur

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bakehouse Labourer (heavy Work
  • Clerk Fruit Importers
  • Sheppard Farm

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Help
  • Homeduties Unpaid
  • Packer Hair Ari Manufactur

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

Gilvin Historical Records

What Gilvin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gilvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilvin 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 56 immigration records available for the last name Gilvin. 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 299 military records available for the last name Gilvin. For the veterans among your Gilvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilvin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilvin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gilvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gilvin in 1944 was 22, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilvin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilvin 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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