Kervin Family History

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Kervin Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Irish Kirwan. Like Kerwin, this name is concentrated in the Liverpool area of England. Americanized spelling of Dutch Kervijn, a habitational name for someone from a place called Carvin, Pas-de-Calais, France.

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

Similar surnames: Kerwin, Ervin, Servin, Kirvin, Gervin, Cervino, Kerlin, Harvin

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Kervin Family Origin

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Kervin Family Occupations

What did your Kervin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kervin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kervin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kervin family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kervin.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Kervin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kervin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kervin 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 778 immigration records available for the last name Kervin. 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 Kervin. For the veterans among your Kervin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kervin Life Expectancy

What is the average Kervin lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kervin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kervin in 1940 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kervin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kervin 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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