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Maslin Name Meaning

from the medieval personal name Masselin. This originated as an Old French pet form of Germanic names with the first element mathal ‘speech’, ‘counsel’. However, it was later used as a pet form of Matthew. Compare Mace. A feminine form, Mazelina, was probably originally a pet form of Matilda. possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker of wooden bowls, from Middle English, Old French maselin ‘bowl or goblet of maple wood’ (a diminutive of Old French masere ‘maple wood’, of Germanic origin). In some cases it may derive from the homonymous dialect terms maslin, one of which means ‘brass’ (Old English mæslen, mæstling), the other ‘mixed grain’ (Old French mesteillon).

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


Similar surnames: Malin, Masin, Aslin, Mastin, Matlin, Makin, Bassin, Ballin, Molin

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Maslin Family Origin

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Maslin Family Occupations

What did your Maslin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Maslin occupation in Canada was Going To School. 33% of Maslin's were Going To Schools. Going To School, Clerk and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maslin. A less common occupation for the Maslin family was Labourer.

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  • Going To School

    33%
  • Clerk

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Labourer

    11%

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Maslin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maslin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maslin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Maslin. 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 Maslin. For the veterans among your Maslin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maslin Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Maslin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Maslin in 1948 was 66, and 89 in 2004.

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