Mcgavin Family History

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Mcgavin Name Meaning

Scottish (Elgin and Galloway): possibly variant of McGowan.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgowin, Mcgowen, Mckain, Mcfadin, Mclain, Mccain, Mcgrain, Gavin

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Mcgavin Family Origin

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Mcgavin Family Occupations

What did your Mcgavin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgavin. The most common Mcgavin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Mcgavin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcgavin family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%

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

Mcgavin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcgavin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgavin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcgavin. 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 Mcgavin. For the veterans among your Mcgavin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgavin Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgavin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgavin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mcgavin in 1952 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgavin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgavin 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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