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Javins Name Meaning

English (Middlesex): variant of Jevon with post-medieval excrescent -s a nickname of Norman origin from Middle English juven juvin jun ‘young junior’ (Old French juefne Anglo-Norman French joefne from Latin juvenis) used to distinguish between two bearers of the same personal name. Compare Jeune . This surname is now rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Savin, Havins, Gavin, Avis, Javens, Lavine, Mains, Levins, Lavis

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Where is the Javins family from?

You can see how Javins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Javins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Javins families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 12 Javins families living in Manitoba. This was about 60% of all the recorded Javins's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Javins families in 1911.
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What did your Javins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Javins. 23% of Javins men worked as a Laborer and 46% of Javins women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Javins were Carpenter and Packer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Labor
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Laundress
  • Packer
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Passenger Lists

There are 144 immigration records available for the last name Javins. 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 571 military records available for the last name Javins. For the veterans among your Javins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Javins lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Javins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Javins in 1955 was 44, and 77 in 2003.

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