Orvin Name Meaning

French (Normandy): metonymic occupational name for a flour merchant, from a diminutive of orve ‘wheatflour’.

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


Similar surnames: Organ, Train, Corbin, Brin, Irvin, Gervin, Oran, Savin, Bruin, Corvin

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Orvin Family Origin

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Orvin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Book Agt

    7%
  • Dig Teller

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Orvin family was Dig Teller. The most common Orvin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Orvin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Book Agt were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orvin.

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Orvin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Orvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Orvin in 1961 was 48, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orvin

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