Elvin Family History

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Elvin Name Meaning

English (chiefly Norfolk): variant of Alwine.

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

Similar surnames: Ervin, Ellin, Elin, Savin, Melvin, Elkin, Belvin, Eakin, Alvin, Ellen

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Elvin Family Origin

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Elvin Family Occupations

What did your Elvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elvin family was Clergyman. The most common Elvin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Elvin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Chemist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elvin.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Chemist

  • Clergyman


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Elvin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Elvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elvin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Elvin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Elvin. For the veterans among your Elvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elvin Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Elvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Elvin in 1953 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elvin 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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