Gelin Name Meaning

French: possibly a back formation from Old French geline ‘hen’. Jewish (from Belarus and Ukraine): variant of Gelles.

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


Similar surnames: Belin, Helin, Melin, Molin, Selin, Golin, Yellin, Hulin, Gell, Elin

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Gelin Family Origin

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Gelin Family Occupations

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  • Chair Maker

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Gelin occupation in the USA was Chair Maker. 100% of Gelin's were Chair Makers.

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Gelin Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Gelin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Gelin in 1958 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gelin

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