Sabin Family History

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Sabin Name Meaning

English and French: from the medieval French form of the Latin personal name Sabinus or its feminine form Sabina, originally an ethnic name for a member of an ancient Italic people of central Italy, whose name is of uncertain origin. According to legend, in the 8th century bc the Romans slaughtered the Sabine menfolk and carried off the women. More influential as far as name-giving is concerned was the existence of several Christian saints bearing this name. The masculine name was borne by at least ten early saints (martyrs and bishops), but as a given name the feminine form was always more popular. Jewish: probably also an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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

Similar surnames: Savin, Babin, Satin, Sabina, Stein, Sabine, Rubin, Sabino, Sabat

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Sabin Family Origin

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Sabin Family Occupations

What did your Sabin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sabin family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Sabin occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 6% of Sabin's were Farm Labourers. Farm Labourer, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sabin.

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  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker

  • Agricultural Labourer


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Sabin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Sabin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sabin 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sabin. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Sabin. For the veterans among your Sabin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sabin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sabin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sabin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Sabin in 1953 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sabin 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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