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Savin Family History

Savin Name Meaning

Russian: patronymic from the male personal name Sava from Late Greek Sabbas (see Savas ). English and French: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Savin a variant of Sabin . The two variants were interchangeable. Irish: variant of Sabin .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Savin family from?

You can see how Savin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Savin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Savin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Savin families living in Maryland. This was about 27% of all the recorded Savin's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Savin families in 1840.
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What did your Savin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Savin. 20% of Savin men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Savin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Savin were Farmer and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 11,000 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 Lists

There are 2,000 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 Cards

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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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.

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