Sabourin Family History

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Sabourin Name Meaning

Southern French: nickname for a pleasant or amiable person, from a diminutive of sabor ‘flavor’, ‘taste’ (Old French saveur). The name Sabourin was introduced to England through Huguenot immigration, and from there it may have been brought to North America.

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

Similar surnames: Boutin, Raboin, Laurin, Gaboury, Laybourn, Garin, Sain, Sabin, Bodin

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Sabourin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sabourin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sabourin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Sabourin Family Origin

Where is the Sabourin family from?

Sabourin Family Occupations

What did your Sabourin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sabourin family was Laborer. Carpenter, Director St Philip Acd. and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sabourin. The most common Sabourin occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Sabourin's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Director St Philip Acd.

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Sabourin Historical Records

What Sabourin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Sabourin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sabourin 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 Sabourin. 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 Sabourin. For the veterans among your Sabourin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sabourin Life Expectancy

What is the average Sabourin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Sabourin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sabourin in 1951 was 68, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sabourin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sabourin 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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