Sahlin Family History

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Sahlin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from sahl, an ornamental spelling of sal ‘hall’ (or the same element taken from a place name) + the adjectival suffix -in (from Latin -inius).

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

Similar surnames: Dahlin, Schelin, Ahlin, Wahlin, Sellin, Kallin, Dahlen, Vallin

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Sahlin Family Origin

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Sahlin Family Occupations

What did your Sahlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sahlin. 14% of Sahlin men worked as a Salesman and 36% of Sahlin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sahlin were Machinist and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sahlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sahlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sahlin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sahlin. 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 512 military records available for the last name Sahlin. For the veterans among your Sahlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sahlin Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sahlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Sahlin in 1952 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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