Given Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Dhuibhín or Mag Dhuibhfhinn (see McGiffin).

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


Similar surnames: Ginn, Govan, Diver, Gillen, Glen, Givens, Givan, Diven, Graven, Gheen

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Given Family Origin

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Given Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Merchant

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farmer Son

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Given family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Merchant and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Given. The most common Given occupation in Canada was Farmer. 53% of Given's were Farmers.

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Given life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Given in 1950 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Given

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