Gelvin Family History

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Gelvin Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Galvin.

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

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Gelvin Family Origin

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Gelvin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gelvin family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gelvin. The most common Gelvin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Gelvin's were Farmers.

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Gelvin Historical Records

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Gelvin Life Expectancy

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