Wilbin Family History

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Wilbin Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Filbin, Albin, Gilpin, Killin, Millin, Wilkin, Philbin, Gilvin

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Wilbin Family Origin

Where is the Wilbin family from?

Wilbin Family Occupations

What did your Wilbin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Lumberman and Porter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wilbin. A less common occupation for the Wilbin family was Works On Farm. The most common Wilbin occupation in the USA was Lumberman. 33% of Wilbin's were Lumbermans.

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  • Lumberman

  • Porter

  • Works On Farm


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

Wilbin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 163 census records available for the last name Wilbin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbin 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Wilbin. 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 11 military records available for the last name Wilbin. For the veterans among your Wilbin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbin Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbin lifespan?

Average Wilbin life expectancy in 1977 was 97 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilbin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbin 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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