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Savin Name Meaning

Russian: from a personal name based on Latin Sabinus (see Sabin) or Greek Sabbas (see Savas). English and French: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Savin, a variant of Sabin. English and French: altered form of the Middle English and Old French personal name Selvein, Latin Silvanus (see Silvano). Irish: reduced form of O’Savin, Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sabháin ‘descendant of Sabhán’, a personal name based on sabh ‘cub’. The Irish surname has largely been absorbed into Savage.

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


Similar surnames: Gavin, Lavin, Sabin, Slavin, Satin, Davin, Cain, Makin, Babin, Savino

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Savin Family Origin

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Savin Family Occupations

What did your Savin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Savin family was Plasterer. The most common Savin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Savin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Savin.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Plasterer

    5%

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

Savin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Savin Life Expectancy

What is the average Savin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Savin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Savin in 1955 was 61, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Savin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Savin 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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