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Allin Name Meaning

English (Devon): either a variant spelling of Allen or from a derivative of the Norman female name Adelina, based on Germanic adal ‘noble’. Swedish: variant spelling of Ahlin.

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


Similar surnames: Allan, Alling, Allis, Albin, Azlin, Allain, Gallin, Ellin, Alwin

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Where is the Allin family from?

You can see how Allin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Allin families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 24 Allin families living in Kentucky. This was about 14% of all the recorded Allin's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Allin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Allin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Allin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Allin. 34% of Allin men worked as a Farmer and 72% of Allin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Allin were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Gardener
    8%
  • Insurance Agent
    6%
  • Incapacitated
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Allin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Allin. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Allin. For the veterans among your Allin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Allin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Allin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Allin in 1961 was 36, and 83 in 2004.

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