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Ellin Family History

Ellin Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ellen. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from the village Elna in Belarus.

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

Similar surnames: Yellin, Elkin, Bellin, Allin, Ellen, Eglin, Elin, Fellin, Belin

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Where is the Ellin family from?

You can see how Ellin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ellin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ellin families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 13 Ellin families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 29% of all the recorded Ellin's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Ellin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ellin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ellin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Bookkeeper was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ellin. 50% of Ellin men worked as a Bookkeeper.

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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 1921

  • Bookkeeper
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Ellin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellin 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 969 immigration records available for the last name Ellin. 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 609 military records available for the last name Ellin. For the veterans among your Ellin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ellin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ellin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ellin in 1944 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

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