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Fellin Name Meaning

Italian: Venetian variant of Fellino, Fellini, from a pet form of Fel(l)o, a short form of the personal name Raffaello (see Raphael). Swedish: ornamental name, probably from a place-name element cognate with English Fell + the Swedish adjectival suffix -in, based on Latin -inius.

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

Similar surnames: Sellin, Yellin, Follin, Bellin, Fallin, Pellino, Ellen, Merlin

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Where is the Fellin family from?

You can see how Fellin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fellin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Fellin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 18 Fellin families living in Quebec. This was about 78% of all the recorded Fellin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Fellin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fellin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fellin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fellin. 35% of Fellin men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Fellin women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fellin were Farming and Clerk.

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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
  • Miner
  • Farmer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Student Nurse
  • Owner
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fellin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fellin 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 793 immigration records available for the last name Fellin. 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 639 military records available for the last name Fellin. For the veterans among your Fellin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fellin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Fellin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Fellin in 1956 was 55, and 70 in 2004.

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