Din Name Meaning

Muslim: shortened form of any of the many Arabic names formed with the word din ‘religion’, for example Saifuddin ‘sword of religion’ or Salahuddin ‘righteousness of religion’. Indian (northern states): Hindu name derived from Sanskrit dina ‘humble’. Scottish: unexplained. According to Black, this is an old Strathblane surname. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Yiddish din ‘thin’.

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

Similar surnames: Don, Kin, Hain, Dino, Min, Duin, Pin, Main, Lin, Dain

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Din Family Origin

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Din Family Occupations

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In 1939, Pedlar and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Din. 27% of Din men worked as a Pedlar

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Pedlar
  • Drapery Hawker
  • Hawker (drapery)
  • Pedler

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Din Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Din Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Din life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Din in 1957 was 68, and 60 in 2004.

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