Harvin Family History

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Harvin Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch Harvyn, from the Germanic personal name Herrewijn, composed of the elements hari ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.

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


Similar surnames: Harlin, Harwin, Marvin, Herrin, Hartin, Hardin, Garvin, Harding

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Harvin Family Origin

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Harvin Family Occupations

What did your Harvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Harvin. 28% of Harvin men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Harvin women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harvin were Salesman and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Cook
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Harvin Historical Records

What Harvin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Harvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harvin 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 383 immigration records available for the last name Harvin. 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 Harvin. For the veterans among your Harvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harvin Life Expectancy

What is the average Harvin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Harvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Harvin in 1943 was 19, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harvin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harvin 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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