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Havins Family History

Havins Name Meaning

English: variant of Havens . Welsh: variant of Evans .

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


Similar surnames: Havis, Hains, Javins, Havens, Leavins, Rains, Dains, Lavine, Hails

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Where is the Havins family from?

You can see how Havins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Havins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Havins families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Havins families living in Ontario. This was about 79% of all the recorded Havins's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Havins families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Havins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Havins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Havins. 36% of Havins men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Havins women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Havins were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    32%
  • Operator
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Cook
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Havins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Havins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 221 immigration records available for the last name Havins. 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 Cards

There are 546 military records available for the last name Havins. For the veterans among your Havins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Havins lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Havins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Havins in 1950 was 68, and 88 in 2004.

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