Modin Family History

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Modin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Modye, a pet form of Mordecai. Swedish: variant of Modén (see Moden).

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

Similar surnames: Modlin, Bodin, Morin, Modine, Monin, Rodin, Godin, Molin, Moden

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Modin Family Origin

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Modin Family Occupations

What did your Modin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Modin. A less common occupation for the Modin family was Work In Silk Mill. The most common Modin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Modin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Miner

  • Work In Silk Mill


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

Modin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Modin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Modin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Modin. 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 267 military records available for the last name Modin. For the veterans among your Modin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Modin Life Expectancy

What is the average Modin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Modin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Modin in 1957 was 61, and 97 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Modin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Modin 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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