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Davin Family History

Davin Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht and Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhín or Ó Daimhín (see Devine ). French: from a variant of the personal name David .

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


Similar surnames: Lavin, Savin, Gavin, Davino, Davie, Devin, Darin, Cain, Dakin, Dalin

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Where is the Davin family from?

You can see how Davin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Davin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Davin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Davin family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Davin's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Davin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Davin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Davin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Davin. 22% of Davin men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Davin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Davin were Clerk and Maid. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Maid
    7%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Davin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Davin 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Davin. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Davin. For the veterans among your Davin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Davin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Davin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Davin in 1945 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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