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Mcgavin Name Meaning

Scottish (Elgin and Galloway): possibly variant of McGowan.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgowin, Mcgowen, Mckain, Mcfadin, Mclain, Mccain, Mcgrain, Gavin

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Mcgavin Family Origin

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Mcgavin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • At School

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, the most common Mcgavin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Mcgavin's were Farmers. Farmer, At School and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgavin. A less common occupation for the Mcgavin family was Carpenter.

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Mcgavin Historical Records

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Mcgavin Life Expectancy

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