Dublin Family History

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Dublin Name Meaning

Apparently a habitational name referring to Dublin, the capital of Ireland, but if so it would have been adopted outside Ireland, since place names were not normally used as surnames in Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Dubin, Dulin, Lublin, Rubin, Juhlin, Dupin, Dalin, Dubois, Doolin

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Dublin Family Origin

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Dublin Family Occupations

What did your Dublin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dublin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Dublin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dublin. A less common occupation for the Dublin family was Carriage Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carriage Maker


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

Dublin Historical Records

What Dublin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dublin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dublin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dublin. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Dublin. For the veterans among your Dublin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dublin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dublin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dublin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dublin in 1954 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dublin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dublin 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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