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Heslin Family History

Heslin Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEislin, a reduced form of the older Ó hEisleanáin ‘descendant of Eisleanán’, probably from éislinn ‘unsafe’, ‘weak’.

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

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10,292 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,448 Military Records
2,024 Immigration Records
8,936 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Heslin Families

  • Number of Heslin families
     36 - 69
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Heslin families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Heslin families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Heslin Family Origin

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Heslin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Heslin

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Heslin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Heslin census records

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Heslin Civil War Service Records

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