Hinman Family History

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Hinman Name Meaning

English (Midlands): probably a variant of Henman, or of Inman, with the addition of an inorganic H-.

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

Similar surnames: Kinman, Hilman, Higman, Henman, Ingman, Inmon, Chipman, Hineman

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Hinman Family Origin

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Hinman Family Occupations

What did your Hinman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hinman occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Hinman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hinman family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Laundress and 1 Forge Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hinman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laundress

  • 1 Forge Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hinman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hinman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Hinman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hinman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hinman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Hinman. For the veterans among your Hinman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hinman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hinman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hinman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hinman in 1943 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hinman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hinman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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