Wollin Family History

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Wollin Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Brandenburg and Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Gollin, Kollin, Sellin, Wollen, Wollan, Polzin, Willing, Rolling

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Wollin Family Origin

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Wollin Family Occupations

What did your Wollin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wollin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wollin's were Farmers. Farmer, Dealer In Clothing and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wollin. A less common occupation for the Wollin family was Works In Furnace.

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  • Farmer

  • Dealer In Clothing

  • Laborer

  • Works In Furnace


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

Wollin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wollin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wollin 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 838 immigration records available for the last name Wollin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wollin. For the veterans among your Wollin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wollin Life Expectancy

What is the average Wollin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wollin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Wollin in 1956 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wollin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wollin 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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