Dalin Family History

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Dalin Name Meaning

Swedish: variant spelling of Dahlin. French: patronymic from the personal name Alin, a short form of any of the Germanic personal names containing the element adal ‘noble’.

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

Similar surnames: Malin, Palin, Valin, Darin, Falin, Delin, Salin, Dolin, Dulin, Alix

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Dalin Family Origin

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Dalin Family Occupations

What did your Dalin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Boot Maker, Charwoman and Engine Smith (&M Mkr) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dalin. A less common occupation for the Dalin family was Steel Pen Maker. The most common Dalin occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 20% of Dalin's were Boot Makers.

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  • Boot Maker

  • Charwoman

  • Engine Smith (&M Mkr)

  • Steel Pen Maker


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

Dalin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dalin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dalin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dalin. 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 503 military records available for the last name Dalin. For the veterans among your Dalin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dalin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dalin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dalin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dalin in 1960 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dalin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dalin 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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