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Mahin Family History

Mahin Name Meaning

Irish: altered form of Mahan . French: from a pet form of either the male personal name Mahieu or of the female personal name Mahaut (see Mahon ).

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


Similar surnames: Malin, Masin, Main, Marin, Makin, Mazin, Magin, Markin, Savin, Mahon

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Where is the Mahin family from?

You can see how Mahin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mahin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mahin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Mahin families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 88% of all the recorded Mahin's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Mahin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mahin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mahin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mahin. 43% of Mahin men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Mahin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mahin were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Manager
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    40%
  • Nurse
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mahin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahin 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 574 immigration records available for the last name Mahin. 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 869 military records available for the last name Mahin. For the veterans among your Mahin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mahin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mahin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mahin in 1945 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

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