Tarvin Family History

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Tarvin Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tarvin in Cheshire, which takes its name from the earlier (Celtic) name of the Gowy river, meaning ‘boundary (stream)’.

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

Similar surnames: Parvin, Marvin, Tarin, Train, Carlin, Tarzia, Jarvis, Savin, Markin

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Tarvin Family Origin

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Tarvin Family Occupations

What did your Tarvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tarvin family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tarvin. The most common Tarvin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Tarvin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Tarvin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Tarvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarvin 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 314 immigration records available for the last name Tarvin. 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 Tarvin. For the veterans among your Tarvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tarvin Life Expectancy

What is the average Tarvin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tarvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tarvin in 1955 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tarvin 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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