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Maslin Name Meaning

English (mainly Wiltshire and Gloucestershire): from the Old French and Middle English personal names Mazelin (male) or Mazeline (female) which are double diminutives of ancient Germanic Mazo Matso (male) and Maza Matsa (female). These are probably pet forms of ancient Germanic names such as Mathalgar (see Major ) which have mathal- ‘speech’ as their first element but the female name might also be a pet form of Matild(a) (see Tillett ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


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

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You can see how Maslin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maslin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maslin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 7 Maslin families living in Ontario. This was about 70% of all the recorded Maslin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Maslin families in 1911.
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What did your Maslin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Scieur was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Maslin. 50% of Maslin men worked as a Scieur. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Scieur
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Passenger Lists

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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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What is the average Maslin lifespan?

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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