Tolin Family History

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Tolin Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of a Nordic personal name, Tolimer, composed of a hypocoristic form of compound names in Thor- (see Thor) + mar ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Olin, Bolin, Jolin, Totin, Polin, Rolin, Tomlin, Tobin, Nolin, Colin

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Tolin Family Origin

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Tolin Family Occupations

What did your Tolin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tolin. The most common Tolin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Tolin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith


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Tolin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tolin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tolin 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 781 immigration records available for the last name Tolin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tolin. For the veterans among your Tolin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tolin Life Expectancy

What is the average Tolin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tolin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Tolin in 1952 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

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