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Jolin Family History

Jolin Name Meaning

French and English: from a pet form of a Celtic personal name, Jol, reduced form of Breton Iudicael (see Jewell).

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


Similar surnames: Colin, Joslin, Polin, Tolin, Rolin, Nolin, Olin, Hulin, Bolin, Robin

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Where is the Jolin family from?

You can see how Jolin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jolin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Jolin families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 8 Jolin families living in Massachusetts. This was about 21% of all the recorded Jolin's in USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Jolin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jolin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jolin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jolin. 28% of Jolin men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Jolin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jolin were Carpenter and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    28%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Painter
    10%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Stitcher
    12%
  • Shoe Worker
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Jolin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jolin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Jolin. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Jolin. For the veterans among your Jolin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jolin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Jolin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Jolin in 1952 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

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