Gervin Family History

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Gervin Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Gervin near Kolberg, southeast of Berlin. French: perhaps an altered form of Gerboin, from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Gerbert (see Gerbracht).

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

Similar surnames: Persin, Gerwin, Merlin, Levin, Gerbino, German, Garvin, Garin, Servin

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Gervin Family Origin

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Gervin Family Occupations

What did your Gervin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gervin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Gervin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gervin family was Domestique. Farmer, Going To School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gervin.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Servant

  • Domestique


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

Gervin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gervin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gervin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gervin. 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 433 military records available for the last name Gervin. For the veterans among your Gervin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gervin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gervin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gervin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gervin in 1955 was 40, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gervin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gervin 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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