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Paulin Family History

Paulin Surname Meaning

German English French West Indian (mainly Haiti) and Hispanic (mainly Mexico): from the Latin personal name Paulinus a derivative of Paulus (see Paul ). It was borne by several Christian saints including a 4th-century bishop of Trier (see also Paulino ). Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Pavlin . In part it is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola Slovenia (see Kocevar ). The surname Paulin is also found in Slovenia and Croatia. Germanized or Americanized form of Czech Pavlín (see Pavlin ). This surname is also found in Czechia where it is very rare and spelled Paulín.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


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

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Where is the Paulin family from?

You can see how Paulin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paulin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Paulin families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 54 Paulin families living in London. This was about 24% of all the recorded Paulin's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Paulin families in 1891.
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What did your Paulin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Paulin. 100% of Paulin men worked as a Bricklayer and 75% of Paulin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Housewife
    5%
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Paulin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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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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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.

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