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Maudlin Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English vernacular form, Maudeleyn, of the New Testament Greek personal name Magdalene. This is a byname, meaning ‘woman from Magdala’ (a village on the Sea of Galilee, deriving its name from Hebrew migdal ‘tower’), denoting the woman cured of evil spirits by Jesus (Luke 8:2), who later became a faithful follower. In Christian folk belief she was generally identified with the repentant sinner who washed Christ’s feet with her tears in Luke 7; hence the name came to be used as a byname for a prostitute, also a tearful woman. The popularity of the personal name increased with the supposed discovery of her relics in the 13th century.

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


Similar surnames: Maslin, Malin, Baldwin, Maurin, Makin, Pamplin, Matlin, Marcin

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Maudlin Family Origin

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Maudlin Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Maudlin. 23% of Maudlin men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Maudlin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maudlin were Miner and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Machinist
    2%
  • Miner
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Maudlin Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 290 immigration records available for the last name Maudlin. 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 803 military records available for the last name Maudlin. For the veterans among your Maudlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maudlin Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Maudlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Maudlin in 1958 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

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