Laflin Family History

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Laflin Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): unexplained. This appears to be a variant of Lafflin, which Reaney and Wilson believe to be of Irish origin (see 2), but the high concentration of the modern name in Suffolk suggests that a different source is probably involved. Respelling of Irish Laughlin.

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


Similar surnames: Loflin, Hamlin, Laffin, Maslin, Matlin, Ballin, Claflin, Larkin

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Laflin Family Origin

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Laflin Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Laflin family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laflin. The most common Laflin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Laflin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    5%

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Laflin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Laflin Life Expectancy

What is the average Laflin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Laflin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Laflin in 1958 was 43, and 64 in 2004.

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