Ohlin Family History

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Ohlin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + -lin, a common suffix of surnames.

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

Similar surnames: Olin, Ahlin, Ohland, Wahlin, Olen, Norlin, Bohlen, Olan, Joslin

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Ohlin Family Origin

Where is the Ohlin family from?

Ohlin Family Occupations

What did your Ohlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ohlin occupation in the USA was Barkeeper. 25% of Ohlin's were Barkeepers. A less common occupation for the Ohlin family was Painter. Barkeeper, Carpenter and House Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohlin.

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  • Barkeeper

  • Carpenter

  • House Builder

  • Painter


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

Ohlin Historical Records

What Ohlin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ohlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohlin 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 Ohlin. 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 446 military records available for the last name Ohlin. For the veterans among your Ohlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ohlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Ohlin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ohlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ohlin in 1962 was 74, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ohlin 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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