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Amin Name Meaning

Muslim and Indian (northern states): from an Arabic personal name based on amin ‘trustworthy’, ‘faithful’, ‘honest’. Al-Amin ‘the trustworthy’ is an honorific title of the Prophet Muhammad. The term is used in combination with other words to form compound names: for example, Ru?h-ul-Amin ‘faithful spirit’ is an epithet of the Angel Gabriel mentioned in the Qur’an (26:193). Al-Amin (787–813) was the name of the sixth Abbasid khalif of Baghdad. In India, the name came to be used as a term denoting a government official concerned with investigation of land claims and revenue claims, collection of revenue, and land surveying.

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

Similar surnames: Amir, Aman, Yamin, Min, Agin, Amini, Wein, Sami, Savin, Amos

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Amin Family Origin

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Amin Family Occupations

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In 1880, Blacksmith and Engineer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Amin. The most common Amin occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Amin's were Blacksmiths.

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Amin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Amin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amin 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

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Draft Card

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

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Amin Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Amin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Amin in 1963 was 70, and 68 in 2004.

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