Colvin Family History

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Colvin Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville, probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

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Colvin Family Origin

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Colvin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

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Colvin Life Expectancy

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