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Nolin Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the personal name Bernard.

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


Similar surnames: Colin, Olin, Polin, Rolin, Jolin, Tolin, Bolin, Nolan, Bodin, Nolet

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Where is the Nolin family from?

You can see how Nolin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nolin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nolin families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 9 Nolin families living in Alabama. This was about 24% of all the recorded Nolin's in the USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Nolin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nolin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nolin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nolin. 25% of Nolin men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Nolin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nolin were Mechanic and Stitcher.

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Mechanic
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Stitcher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Nolin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nolin 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 Nolin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Nolin. For the veterans among your Nolin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nolin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Nolin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nolin in 1945 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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