Gaslin Family History

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Gaslin Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Maslin, Gatlin, Aslin, Goslin, Galin, Caslin, Gamlin, Gallin, Gaulin

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Gaslin Family Origin

Where is the Gaslin family from?

Gaslin Family Occupations

What did your Gaslin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Architect and Army Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaslin. The most common Gaslin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Gaslin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gaslin family was Engineer Of Steamer.

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  • Farmer

  • Architect

  • Army Clerk

  • Engineer Of Steamer


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

Gaslin Historical Records

What Gaslin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gaslin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaslin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gaslin

Passenger List

There are 163 immigration records available for the last name Gaslin. 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 264 military records available for the last name Gaslin. For the veterans among your Gaslin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaslin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaslin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gaslin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gaslin in 1963 was 68, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaslin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaslin 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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