Modlin Family History

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Modlin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): patronymic from a Yiddish personal name, Modle, a pet form of Mordecai. Northern English: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Modin, Malin, Medlin, Colin, Morin, Godkin, Mylin, Rolin, Joplin

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Modlin Family Origin

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Modlin Family Occupations

What did your Modlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Modlin. A less common occupation for the Modlin family was Blacksmith. The most common Modlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Modlin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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Modlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Modlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Modlin 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 535 immigration records available for the last name Modlin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Modlin. For the veterans among your Modlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Modlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Modlin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Modlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Modlin in 1958 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Modlin 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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