Origins of the Lavin surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 63North West 52Isle of ManYorkshire 119East Midlands 11West Midlands 26East 11London 385South East 45South West 47South WalesMid Wales 6West WalesNorth Wales 5Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Lavins lived in london

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    Common jobs for Lavins

    Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

    Common female occupations for Lavins in 1921

    Cotton Weaver


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    Domestic Servant


    Common male occupations for Lavins in 1921

    General Labourer


    Coal Miner


    Farm Labourer


    Agricultural Labourer


    Bricklayers Labourer


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