Ahlin Family History

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Ahlin Name Meaning

Swedish: from al ‘alder’ + -in, a common ending of Swedish surnames derived from Latin -inus, -inius ‘descendant of’. The surname could be ornamental, but more probably has a topographic sense, having been adopted on account of a prominent alder tree at the home farm.

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


Similar surnames: Dahlin, Sahlin, Solin, Wahlin, Aslin, Ohlin, Ahl, Juhlin, Molin

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Ahlin Family Origin

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Ahlin Family Occupations

What did your Ahlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ahlin occupation in the USA was Clerk. 33% of Ahlin's were Clerks. Clerk and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ahlin. A less common occupation for the Ahlin family was R.R. Laborer.

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  • Clerk

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • R.R. Laborer

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ahlin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ahlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ahlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ahlin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ahlin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ahlin. For the veterans among your Ahlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ahlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Ahlin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ahlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ahlin in 1963 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ahlin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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