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Poulin Name Meaning

French: variant of Poulain ‘young animal colt’ and in North America (also) an altered form of this. Compare Colt Poland and Pooler .

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

Similar surnames: Paulin, Moulin, Polin, Polli, Hulin, Potvin, Dolin, Rolin, Palin

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Where is the Poulin family from?

You can see how Poulin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Poulin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Poulin families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 2,152 Poulin families living in Quebec. This was about 91% of all the recorded Poulin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Poulin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Poulin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Poulin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Cultivateur were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Poulin. 38% of Poulin men worked as a Cultivateur and 19% of Poulin women worked as a Cultivateur. Some less common occupations for Americans named Poulin were Farmer and Mnagre. .

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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

  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Fils De Cultivateur
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Institutrice
  • Couturire
  • Mnagre
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Census Records

There are 73,000 census records available for the last name Poulin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poulin 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Poulin. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Poulin. For the veterans among your Poulin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Poulin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Poulin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Poulin in 1946 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

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