Alphin Family History

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Alphin Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place of this name near Manchester. Scottish: reduced and altered form of McAlpine. variant of German Alpfen, a habitational name from Ober or Unter Alpfen in Baden-Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Ballin, Albin, Calpin, Allman, Achen, Asplin, Althen, Arpin, Alban

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Alphin Family Origin

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Alphin Family Occupations

What did your Alphin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alphin. 20% of Alphin men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Alphin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alphin were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Home Work
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%

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

Alphin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alphin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alphin 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 198 immigration records available for the last name Alphin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Alphin. For the veterans among your Alphin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alphin Life Expectancy

What is the average Alphin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Alphin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Alphin in 1950 was 25, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alphin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alphin 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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