Kevin Family History

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Kevin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Ó Caoimhín ‘descent of Caoimhín’ (Kevin), a byname representing a diminutive of Gaelic caomh ‘comely’, ‘beloved’. This was the name of a 7th-century saint who is one of the patrons of Dublin.

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

Similar surnames: Nevin, Savin, Levin, Kervin, Keown, Even, Kivi, Devon, Lein, Sevin

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Kevin Family Origin

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Kevin Family Occupations

What did your Kevin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kevin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Kevin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kevin. A less common occupation for the Kevin family was City Weigh Master.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • City Weigh Master


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

Kevin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kevin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kevin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kevin. 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 Kevin. For the veterans among your Kevin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kevin Life Expectancy

What is the average Kevin lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Kevin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kevin in 1959 was 31, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kevin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kevin 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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