Girvin Family History

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Girvin Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Girvan.

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

Similar surnames: Girvan, Gilvin, Givan, Ervin, Givins, Kirvin, Kirwin, Garvie, Irvan

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Girvin Family Origin

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Girvin Family Occupations

What did your Girvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Girvin family was General Laborer. Pensioner, Coal Miner and Engine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girvin. The most common Girvin occupation in the UK was Pensioner. 13% of Girvin's were Pensioners.

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  • Pensioner

  • Coal Miner

  • Engine Fitter

  • General Laborer


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

Girvin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Girvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Girvin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Girvin. 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 Girvin. For the veterans among your Girvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Girvin Life Expectancy

What is the average Girvin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Girvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Girvin in 1952 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Girvin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Girvin 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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