Nivins Family History

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Nivins Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Divins, Nevins, Bivins, Givins, Nivens, Ivins, Nevin, Levins, Sivils

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Nivins Family Origin

Where is the Nivins family from?

Nivins Family Occupations

What did your Nivins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Nivins occupation in the UK was Farmer. 100% of Nivins's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Nivins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 865 census records available for the last name Nivins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nivins 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 47 immigration records available for the last name Nivins. 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 182 military records available for the last name Nivins. For the veterans among your Nivins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nivins Life Expectancy

What is the average Nivins lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Nivins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Nivins in 1970 was 90, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nivins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nivins 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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