Palin Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh patronymic ap Heilyn ‘son of Heilyn’, which is probably a derivative of a word meaning ‘to serve at table’. English: habitational name from Palling in Norfolk or Poling in Sussex. These were named in Old English with the personal names Pælli and Pal respectively, + -ingas ‘followers of’, ‘dependants of’. French: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Malin, Papin, Paulin, Polin, Dalin, Cain, Salin, Balin, Valin, Falin

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Palin Family Origin

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Palin Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1881, the most common Palin occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Palin's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Palin. A less common occupation for the Palin family was Butcher.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Palin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Palin in 1944 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palin

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