Harlin Family History

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Harlin Name Meaning

English and French: from a Norman personal name, Herluin or Arluin, composed of the Germanic elements erl ‘nobleman’, ‘warrior’ + wini ‘friend’. German (Härlin): variant of Harle 1.

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

Similar surnames: Harwin, Harvin, Hamlin, Hardin, Carlin, Harling, Hartin, Hallin

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Harlin Family Origin

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Harlin Family Occupations

What did your Harlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harlin family was Labourer At Iron Pit. Labourer, Carriers Labourer and Hearth Rug Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harlin. The most common Harlin occupation in the UK was Labourer. 33% of Harlin's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Carriers Labourer

  • Hearth Rug Weaver

  • Labourer At Iron Pit


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

Harlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Harlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harlin 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 Harlin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Harlin. For the veterans among your Harlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Harlin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Harlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Harlin in 1950 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harlin 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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