Follin Family History

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Follin Name Meaning

English: nickname from a diminutive of Old French folet ‘fool’. Irish: unexplained; possibly a variant of Phelan, itself a variant of Whelan. Swedish and Danish: from a short form of Follinius, a humanistic name of unexplained origin.

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


Similar surnames: Collin, Fellin, Fallin, Rollin, Molin, Ballin, Joslin, Bollin, Forkin

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Follin Family Origin

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Follin Family Occupations

What did your Follin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Follin. 23% of Follin men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Follin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Follin were Farm Laborer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    40%
  • Stenographer
    30%
  • Clerk
    30%

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

Follin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Follin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Follin 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 349 immigration records available for the last name Follin. 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 844 military records available for the last name Follin. For the veterans among your Follin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Follin Life Expectancy

What is the average Follin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Follin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Follin in 1958 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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