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Pinson Family History

Pinson Name Meaning
English and French: from Old French pinson ‘finch’, perhaps a nickname applied to a bright and cheerful person.English and French: metonymic occupational name for someone who made pincers or forceps or who used them in their work, from Old French pinson ‘pincers’ (a derivative of pincier ‘to pinch’).

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

318,381 Historical Documents with Pinson on Ancestry
68,621 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,416 Military Records
1,524 Immigration Records
30,019 Census and Voter Lists
210,801 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pinson Families

  • Number of Pinson families
     110 - 218
     37 - 109
     1 - 36
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pinson last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pinson census records

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Pinson Family Origin

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Pinson Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Pinson Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Pinson census records

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Military Service by Pinson

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