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Gaulin Name Meaning

French: possibly a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Gaudelin.

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

Similar surnames: Gatlin, Gaudin, Gamlin, Paulin, Galin, Maslin, Gauvin, Giblin, Laurin

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Where is the Gaulin family from?

You can see how Gaulin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gaulin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gaulin families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Gaulin family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Gaulin's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Gaulin families in 1840.
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What did your Gaulin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gaulin. 27% of Gaulin men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Gaulin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gaulin were Janitor and Seamstress.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Weaver
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Gaulin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaulin 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 699 immigration records available for the last name Gaulin. 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 779 military records available for the last name Gaulin. For the veterans among your Gaulin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gaulin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gaulin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Gaulin in 1952 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

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