Machin Family History

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Machin Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Machen. Spanish (Machín): probably a nickname from machín ‘boor’, ‘lout’, often applied to a blacksmith’s apprentice. French: nickname from Old French machin ‘scheming’.

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


Similar surnames: Machen, Machon, Maslin, Maclin, Patchin, Maxin, Chin, Marlin, Machak

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Machin Family Origin

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Machin Family Occupations

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  • Engineer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Taillour

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Machin family was Carpenter. Engineer, Farmer and Taillour were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Machin. The most common Machin occupation in Canada was Engineer. 20% of Machin's were Engineers.

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Machin Historical Records

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Machin Life Expectancy

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