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

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Babin Family Origin

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Babin Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Fisherman

    14%
  • Seaman

    10%

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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Babin Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Babin

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