Givan Family History

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Givan Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Given.

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

Similar surnames: Givans, Girvan, Gavan, Givins, Givhan, Divan, Irvan, Hovan, Gowan

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Givan Family Origin

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Givan Family Occupations

What did your Givan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Givan family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Givan. The most common Givan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Givan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Givan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Givan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Givan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Givan 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 776 immigration records available for the last name Givan. 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 Givan. For the veterans among your Givan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Givan Life Expectancy

What is the average Givan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Givan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Givan in 1962 was 64, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Givan 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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