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Bailin Name Meaning

Variant spelling of the Ashkenazic Jewish name Beylin, a metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Beyle meaning ‘beautiful’ (related to French belle).

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


Similar surnames: Belin, Ballin, Balkin, Bassin, Matlin, Balin, Babin, Falin, Bellin

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Where is the Bailin family from?

You can see how Bailin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bailin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bailin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Bailin families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Bailin's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Bailin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bailin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bailin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bailin. 20% of Bailin men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Bailin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bailin were Painter and Sec.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    20%
  • Tailor
    16%
  • Painter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    28%
  • Clerk
    28%
  • Typist
    28%
  • Sec
    19%
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What Bailin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bailin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bailin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 348 immigration records available for the last name Bailin. 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 Cards

There are 205 military records available for the last name Bailin. For the veterans among your Bailin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bailin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bailin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bailin in 1960 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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