Latin Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a Latinist, a clerk or keeper of Latin records, from Middle English Latyn, Latin. Compare Latimer.

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


Similar surnames: Lakin, Satin, Lavin, Savin, Lattin, Kamin, Laine, Atkin, Makin

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Latin Family Origin

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Latin Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Latin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Baker

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Latin. A less common occupation for the Latin family was Baker. The most common Latin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Latin's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Latin | Data not to scale

Latin Historical Records

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Latin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Latin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Latin in 1961 was 72, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Latin

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