Walin Family History

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Walin Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: variant of Wallen.

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

Similar surnames: Walen, Whalin, Salin, Dalin, Wallin, Falin, Olin, Wahlin, Wain, Kalin

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Walin Family Origin

Where is the Walin family from?

Walin Family Occupations

What did your Walin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walin family was Destitute. The most common Walin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Walin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walin.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Destitute


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

Walin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Walin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walin 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 Walin. 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 338 military records available for the last name Walin. For the veterans among your Walin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walin Life Expectancy

What is the average Walin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Walin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Walin in 1958 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walin 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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