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Dublin Family History

Dublin Name Meaning
Apparently a habitational name referring to Dublin, the capital of Ireland, but if so it would have been adopted outside Ireland, since place names were not normally used as surnames in Ireland.

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

89,612 Historical Documents with Dublin on Ancestry.com
16,335 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,086 Military Records
2,295 Immigration Records
6,121 Census and Voter Lists
59,775 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dublin Families

  • Number of Dublin families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dublin families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dublin last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dublin census records

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Dublin Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Dublin families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Dublin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Dublin families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Dublin

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Dublin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dublin census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Dublin ancestors, such as occupation.

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Dublin Civil War Service Records

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