Hinson Family History

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Hinson Name Meaning

English: variant of Hinkson.

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

Similar surnames: Hixson, Higson, Hingson, Hanson, Vinson, Winson, Hinkson, Hitson

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Hinson Family Origin

Where is the Hinson family from?

Hinson Family Occupations

What did your Hinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hinson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Hinson's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hinson family was Tailor. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hinson.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer

  • Tailor


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

Hinson Historical Records

What Hinson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Hinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hinson 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hinson. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Hinson. For the veterans among your Hinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hinson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hinson in 1941 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hinson 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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