Edlin Family History

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Edlin Name Meaning

English: from a personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Eglin, Edwin, Edin, Medlin, Ellin, Edling, Ellen, Jolin, Edman, Elkin

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Edlin Family Origin

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Edlin Family Occupations

What did your Edlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edlin. The most common Edlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Edlin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Edlin family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Edlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Edlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edlin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Edlin. 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 Edlin. For the veterans among your Edlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Edlin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Edlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Edlin in 1955 was 24, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edlin 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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