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Gauvin Family History

Gauvin Name Meaning
French: from the Old French personal name Gauvin (see Gavin).

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

134,542 Historical Documents with Gauvin on Ancestry.com
28,687 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,716 Military Records
1,500 Immigration Records
23,706 Census and Voter Lists
78,933 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gauvin Families

  • Number of Gauvin families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gauvin families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gauvin last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gauvin census records

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Gauvin Family Origin

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Gauvin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gauvin

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Gauvin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gauvin census records

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Gauvin Civil War Service Records

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