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Kinch Family History

Kinch Name Meaning

English: perhaps a nickname from Middle English kinche kenche a metathesized side-form of kniche kneche ‘bundle bunch sheaf parcel’. Irish (Wicklow): shortened form of the Gaelic patronymic Mac Aonghuis ‘son of Angus’ (see McGinnis ). Americanized form of South German Kintsch a variant of Künz (see Kunz ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Minch, Kitch, Lynch, Linch, Kind, Hinch, Kincy, Kunc, Krech, Kinchen

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Where is the Kinch family from?

You can see how Kinch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kinch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kinch families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 88 Kinch families living in London. This was about 14% of all the recorded Kinch's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Kinch families in 1891.
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What did your Kinch ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Kinch. 11% of Kinch men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Kinch women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kinch were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    11%
  • Dairy Farmer
    7%
  • Cowman
    7%
  • Incapacitated
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Kinch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kinch. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kinch. For the veterans among your Kinch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kinch lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kinch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Kinch in 1946 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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