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Babin Name Meaning

French: from a pet name derived from the personal name Babylas; it was the name of patriarch of Antioch who was beatified in the 3rd century. Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the personal name Babe. Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name from Babino, a village in Belarus. Russian, Ukrainian, and Polish (Babyn): metronymic or patronymic from baba ‘grandmother’, ‘old woman’, either meaning son of an old woman or a nickname denoting a fussy man. Serbian: nickname from baba ‘grandmother’ or babo ‘father’.

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


Similar surnames: Babic, Bain, Sabin, Babino, Baron, Hain, Baba, Balin, Main, Rabin

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Babin Family Origin

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Babin Family Occupations

What did your Babin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Babin. 28% of Babin men worked as a Cultivateur and 38% of Babin women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Babin were Carpenter and Servante

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    28%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    38%
  • Cultivateur
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Servante
    9%

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

Babin Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Babin. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Babin. For the veterans among your Babin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Babin Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Babin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Babin in 1946 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

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