Balvin Family History

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Balvin Name Meaning

Perhaps a reduced form of Irish O’Ballevan, an Americanized form of Ó Balbhán ‘descendant of the little dumb one’ (see Balfe).

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

Similar surnames: Galvin, Savin, Balik, Malvin, Fallin, Balin, Valin, Bellin, Belvin

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Balvin Family Origin

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Balvin Family Occupations

What did your Balvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Balvin. A less common occupation for the Balvin family was Works In Farm. The most common Balvin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Balvin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Works In Farm


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Balvin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Balvin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Balvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balvin 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 303 immigration records available for the last name Balvin. 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 342 military records available for the last name Balvin. For the veterans among your Balvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balvin Life Expectancy

What is the average Balvin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Balvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Balvin in 1950 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balvin 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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