Dulin Family History

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Dulin Name Meaning

French: from du lin ‘from or of the flax’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a place where flax was grown, or, by extension, an occupational name for someone who grew flax or made linen or canvas. Serbian: from the personal name Dula, a pet form of Dušan. Perhaps also a respelling of Irish Doolin.

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

Similar surnames: Dubin, Dupin, Duin, Hulin, Ulin, Rubin, Delin, Dolin, Dalin, Galin

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Dulin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dulin name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Dulin Family Origin

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Dulin Family Occupations

What did your Dulin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dulin occupation in the UK was Traveller For Contractor. 100% of Dulin's were Traveller For Contractors.

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  • Traveller For Contractor


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Dulin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Dulin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dulin 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 Dulin. 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 Dulin. For the veterans among your Dulin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dulin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dulin lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dulin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dulin in 1941 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dulin 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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