Girvan Family History

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Girvan Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from Girvan, a place in Ayrshire.

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


Similar surnames: Girvin, Givan, Govan, Gran, Gervin, Gargan, Givans, Girton, Irvan

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Girvan Family Origin

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Girvan Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Fisherman

    4%

In 1881, the most common Girvan occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 5% of Girvan's were Cotton Weavers. Cotton Weaver, Shoemaker and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girvan. A less common occupation for the Girvan family was Fisherman.

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Girvan Historical Records

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Girvan Life Expectancy

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