Gimlin Family History

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Gimlin Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gmelin, a nickname for an unhurried person, from Middle High German gmele, based on the adjective gemach ‘comfortable’, ‘calm’.

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


Similar surnames: Gatlin, Gamlin, Gamblin, Girling, Gamelin, Giblin, Gitlin, Timlin

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Gimlin Family Origin

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Gimlin Family Occupations

What did your Gimlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gimlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Gimlin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gimlin family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gimlin.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Gimlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gimlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gimlin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gimlin. 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 Gimlin. For the veterans among your Gimlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gimlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gimlin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gimlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gimlin in 1956 was 58, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gimlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gimlin 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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