Kirwin Family History

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Kirwin Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Kirwan.

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


Similar surnames: Kerwin, Kirvin, Kirlin, Kervin, Irwin, Kirgan, Kirven, Urwin, Girvin

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Kirwin Family Origin

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Kirwin Family Occupations

What did your Kirwin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirwin. A less common occupation for the Kirwin family was Carpenter. The most common Kirwin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Kirwin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Kirwin Historical Records

What Kirwin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kirwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirwin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kirwin

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kirwin. 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 Kirwin. For the veterans among your Kirwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirwin Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirwin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kirwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Kirwin in 1953 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirwin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirwin 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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