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Golin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the village of Golna in Belarus. American shortened form of any Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) name beginning with Golin- for example Goliński (see Golinski ) or Golinski

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


Similar surnames: Galin, Dolin, Polin, Wolin, Kolin, Olin, Galkin, Gollin, Molin

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Where is the Golin family from?

You can see how Golin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Golin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Golin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Golin family living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Golin's in USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Golin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Golin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Golin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Operator and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Golin. 16% of Golin men worked as an Operator and 67% of Golin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Golin were Manager and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Operator
    16%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Manager
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    67%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Golin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golin 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 706 immigration records available for the last name Golin. 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 300 military records available for the last name Golin. For the veterans among your Golin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Golin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Golin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Golin in 1962 was 79, and 81 in 2004.

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