Allin Family History

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Allin Name Meaning

English (Devon): either a variant spelling of Allen or from a derivative of the Norman female name Adelina, based on Germanic adal ‘noble’. Swedish: variant spelling of Ahlin.

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

Similar surnames: Allan, Alling, Allis, Albin, Azlin, Allain, Gallin, Ellin, Alwin

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Allin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Allin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Allin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Allin Family Origin

Where is the Allin family from?

Allin Family Occupations

What did your Allin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Allin family was Ag Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allin. The most common Allin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Allin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Ag Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Allin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Allin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Allin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allin 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Allin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Allin. For the veterans among your Allin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Allin Life Expectancy

What is the average Allin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Allin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Allin in 1961 was 36, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Allin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Allin 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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