Alvin Family History

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Alvin Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Alvin or Alfwin, Old English Ælfwine ‘elf friend’. Compare Alwin. Swedish: ornamental name from alv ‘elf’ + the common surname suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Alwin, Albin, Savin, Galvin, Atkin, Allin, Allan, Lein, Levin, Alban

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Alvin Family Origin

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Alvin Family Occupations

What did your Alvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Alvin family was Farmer. The most common Alvin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 50% of Alvin's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Civil Engineer and Domestique were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alvin.

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  • Cultivateur

    50%
  • Civil Engineer

    13%
  • Domestique

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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

Alvin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Alvin Life Expectancy

What is the average Alvin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Alvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Alvin in 1950 was 60, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alvin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alvin 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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