Arvin Family History

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Arvin Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Irvin.

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

Similar surnames: Ervin, Arpin, Orbin, Hartin, Marvin, Savin, Harvin, Partin, Kirvin

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Arvin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Arvin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Arvin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Arvin Family Origin

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Arvin Family Occupations

What did your Arvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Arvin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Arvin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Arvin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Arvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arvin 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 456 immigration records available for the last name Arvin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Arvin. For the veterans among your Arvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arvin Life Expectancy

What is the average Arvin lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Arvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Arvin in 1947 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arvin 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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