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Dalin Family History

Dalin Name Meaning

Swedish: variant spelling of Dahlin. French: patronymic from the personal name Alin, a short form of any of the Germanic personal names containing the element adal ‘noble’.

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

Similar surnames: Malin, Palin, Valin, Darin, Falin, Delin, Salin, Dolin, Dulin, Alix

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Where is the Dalin family from?

You can see how Dalin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dalin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dalin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Dalin families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded Dalin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Dalin families in 1840.
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What did your Dalin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dalin. 26% of Dalin men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Dalin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dalin were Lawyer and Saleswoman. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Lawyer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Secretary
  • Housewife
  • Saleswoman
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dalin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dalin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dalin. 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 503 military records available for the last name Dalin. For the veterans among your Dalin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dalin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Dalin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dalin in 1960 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

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