Paulin Family History

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Paulin Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and French: from a pet form of Paul. In America, the French form has sometimes been Americanized as Poland. German: derivative of the personal name Paulinus, found especially in the Rhineland.

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

Similar surnames: Palin, Poulin, Pauling, Laurin, Paullin, Gaulin, Paul, Pauli, Maslin

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Paulin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Paulin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Paulin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Paulin Family Origin

Where is the Paulin family from?

Paulin Family Occupations

What did your Paulin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Paulin family was Farm Laborer. The most common Paulin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Paulin's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paulin.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Paulin Historical Records

What Paulin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Paulin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paulin 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Paulin. 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 Paulin. For the veterans among your Paulin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paulin Life Expectancy

What is the average Paulin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Paulin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Paulin in 1944 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paulin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paulin 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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