Clavin Family History

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Clavin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhláimhín ‘son of Flaithimhín’, a personal name from a diminutive of flaith ‘prince’, ‘ruler’ (see Lavin).

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

Similar surnames: Lavin, Flavin, Slavin, Glavin, Cavan, Savin, Clarin, Clanin, Lakin

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Clavin Family Origin

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Clavin Family Occupations

What did your Clavin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Clavin occupation in Canada was Bar Tender. 100% of Clavin's were Bar Tenders.

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  • Bar Tender


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Clavin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Clavin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clavin 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 973 immigration records available for the last name Clavin. 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 848 military records available for the last name Clavin. For the veterans among your Clavin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clavin Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Clavin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Clavin in 1962 was 67, and 78 in 2004.

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