Cavins Family History

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Cavins Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Cavin, Nevins, Cain, Ravens, Cavan, Akins, Divins, Lavis, Caine

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Cavins Family Origin

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Cavins Family Occupations

What did your Cavins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cavins. A less common occupation for the Cavins family was Servant. The most common Cavins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Cavins's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Servant


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Cavins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Cavins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cavins 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cavins. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Cavins. For the veterans among your Cavins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cavins Life Expectancy

What is the average Cavins lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cavins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Cavins in 1951 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cavins 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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