Mervin Family History

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Mervin Name Meaning

English: variant of Marvin.

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


Similar surnames: Merwin, Mervine, Ervin, Merrin, Kervin, Merlin, Perkin, Murfin

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Mervin Family Origin

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Mervin Family Occupations

What did your Mervin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mervin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Mervin's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mervin. A less common occupation for the Mervin family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Mervin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mervin Life Expectancy

What is the average Mervin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mervin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Mervin in 1955 was 37, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mervin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mervin 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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