Satin Family History

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Satin Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a satin merchant or specialist satin weaver, from Middle French satin ‘satin’, a word of Arabic and (ultimately) Chinese origin, a derivative of the Chinese place name Tsinkiang, whence satin silk was brought to the Middle East and Europe in the Middle Ages. Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably a metonymic occupational name or ornamental name from Polish satyna, eastern Slavic satin ‘satin’.

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

Similar surnames: Sabin, Savin, Hain, Sain, Kamin, Latin, Cain, Matin, Galin, Sartin

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Satin Family Origin

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Satin Family Occupations

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In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Satin. 18% of Satin men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Satin women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Satin were Proprietor and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Owner
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Clerk

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

Satin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Satin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Satin 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 640 immigration records available for the last name Satin. 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 721 military records available for the last name Satin. For the veterans among your Satin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Satin Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Satin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Satin in 1963 was 65, and 98 in 2004.

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