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Kallin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from the place-name element Kal- (see Kalberg) + the common surname suffix -in, from the Latin adjectival ending -inius ‘relating to’.

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

Similar surnames: Hallin, Vallin, Kallen, Ballin, Kallio, Karlin, Allin, Kalina, Salin

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Where is the Kallin family from?

You can see how Kallin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kallin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Kallin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Kallin families living in Quebec. This was about 46% of all the recorded Kallin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Kallin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kallin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kallin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kallin. .

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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

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kallin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kallin 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 962 immigration records available for the last name Kallin. 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 276 military records available for the last name Kallin. For the veterans among your Kallin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kallin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kallin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kallin in 1953 was 45, and 87 in 2004.

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