Gamlin Family History

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Gamlin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Gamel, from the Old Norse personal name Gamall (see Gamble). Americanized form of French Gamelin.

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

Similar surnames: Gamelin, Gatlin, Hamlin, Galin, Gaulin, Maslin, Pamplin, Tomlin

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Gamlin Family Origin

Where is the Gamlin family from?

Gamlin Family Occupations

What did your Gamlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gamlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Gamlin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gamlin family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gamlin.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Gamlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Gamlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gamlin 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 594 immigration records available for the last name Gamlin. 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 627 military records available for the last name Gamlin. For the veterans among your Gamlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gamlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gamlin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gamlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gamlin in 1953 was 53, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gamlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gamlin 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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