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Timlin Name Meaning

Irish: from a pet form of the personal name Thomas. According to MacLysaght, this was the name of a family of Norman Welsh origin that formed a sept in the Irish fashion in the barony of Tirawley, Co. Mayo. The name is recorded as Tomilin in the 17th century and has been Gaelicized as Mac Toimilin.

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


Similar surnames: Tomlin, Timblin, Hamlin, Giblin, Tevlin, Simkin, Rivlin, Temkin

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Where is the Timlin family from?

You can see how Timlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Timlin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Timlin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 42 Timlin families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Timlin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Timlin families in 1911.
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What did your Timlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Timlin. 87% of Timlin men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    87%
  • Yard Foreman
    14%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Timlin. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Timlin. For the veterans among your Timlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Timlin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Timlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Timlin in 1960 was 68, and 92 in 2004.

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