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Heslin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEislin, a reduced form of the older Ó hEisleanáin ‘descendant of Eisleanán’, probably from éislinn ‘unsafe’, ‘weak’.

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


Similar surnames: Heskin, Haskin, Shevlin, Heelan, Caslin, Helin, Hulin, Tessin, Newlin

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Heslin Family Origin

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Heslin Family Occupations

What did your Heslin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heslin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Heslin's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Heslin family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heslin.

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Day Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Heslin Historical Records

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Heslin Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Heslin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Heslin in 1957 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

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