Rolin Family History

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Rolin Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin. Rolin is a French surname, from a pet form of a Germanic personal name containing the element hrod ‘renown’. However, there is no evidence to support a French origin, and a different source should be sought.

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

Similar surnames: Rovin, Olin, Rosin, Jolin, Nolin, Robin, Polin, Tolin, Molin, Colin

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Rolin Family Origin

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Rolin Family Occupations

What did your Rolin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rolin. A less common occupation for the Rolin family was Commis. The most common Rolin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Rolin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Journalier

  • Commis


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rolin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rolin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Rolin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rolin 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Rolin. 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 668 military records available for the last name Rolin. For the veterans among your Rolin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rolin Life Expectancy

What is the average Rolin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rolin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Rolin in 1960 was 40, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rolin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rolin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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