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Latin Family History

Latin Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name for a Latinist, a clerk or keeper of Latin records, from Middle English Latyn, Latin. Compare Latimer. dktent, KH.

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

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9,627 Military Records
728 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Latin Families

  • Number of Latin families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Latin families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Latin families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Latin census records

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Latin Family Origin

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Latin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Latin

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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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Latin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Latin census records

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Latin Civil War Service Records

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