Laflin Family History

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Laflin Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): unexplained. This appears to be a variant of Lafflin, which Reaney and Wilson believe to be of Irish origin (see 2), but the high concentration of the modern name in Suffolk suggests that a different source is probably involved. Respelling of Irish Laughlin.

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

Similar surnames: Loflin, Hamlin, Laffin, Maslin, Matlin, Ballin, Claflin, Larkin

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Laflin Family Origin

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Laflin Family Occupations

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In 1921, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the CA named Laflin. 67% of Laflin men worked as a Carpenter

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Carpenter
  • Supt

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Laflin Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 655 immigration records available for the last name Laflin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Laflin. For the veterans among your Laflin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laflin Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Laflin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Laflin in 1958 was 43, and 64 in 2004.

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