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 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Alvin. 29% of Alvin men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Cultivateur
  • Fils Cultivateur
  • Menuisier

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic

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

Alvin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 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 1,000 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 3,000 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

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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.

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