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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 1881, a less common occupation for the Babin family was Seaman. The most common Babin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Babin's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Babin.

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  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Seaman

    10%

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Babin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Babin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Babin 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 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 1,000 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

What is the average Babin lifespan?

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Babin 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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