Divins Family History

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Divins Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of Irish Diven, itself a variant of Devine.

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


Similar surnames: Devins, Divine, Divens, Divin, Devens, Givans, Divan, Devin, Givins

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Divins Family Origin

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Divins Family Occupations

What did your Divins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Divins family was Keeps House. The most common Divins occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Divins's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Divins.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Housekeeper

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%

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Divins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Divins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Divins 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 Divins. 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 Divins. For the veterans among your Divins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Divins Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Divins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Divins in 1958 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Divins 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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