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Rovin Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly of Dutch origin, a variant of Roven, Raven, a patronymic from a short form of a Germanic personal name such as Walrave, formed with hrafn ‘raven’.

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

Similar surnames: Rolin, Robin, Rosin, Drouin, Godin, Molin, Bodin, Savin, Rohn, Rosini

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Where is the Rovin family from?

You can see how Rovin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rovin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Rovin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 13 Rovin families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Rovin's in the UK. London had the highest population of Rovin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rovin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rovin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Rovin. .

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 871 census records available for the last name Rovin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rovin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 183 immigration records available for the last name Rovin. 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 Cards

There are 75 military records available for the last name Rovin. For the veterans among your Rovin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rovin lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Rovin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rovin in 1964 was 72, and 95 in 2003.

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