Kinn Family History

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Kinn Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, which originated as a short form of any of various Old English personal names beginning with Cyne- ‘royal’. German: nickname for someone with a prominent chin, from Middle High German kinne ‘chin’, or from an Old High German personal name formed with the element kuoni ‘bold’ or chunni ‘race’, ‘people’. Compare Konrad. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Kinn, from Old Norse kinn ‘chin’ with reference to the land formation.

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


Similar surnames: Kin, Kind, Linn, Finn, Kinne, Kann, Pinn, King, Ginn, Kirn

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Kinn Family Origin

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Kinn Family Occupations

What did your Kinn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kinn family was Shoe Maker. The most common Kinn occupation in the UK was Baker. 25% of Kinn's were Bakers. Baker, Insurance Agent and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinn.

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  • Baker

    25%
  • Insurance Agent

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Shoe Maker

    25%

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

Kinn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kinn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kinn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kinn. For the veterans among your Kinn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kinn Life Expectancy

What is the average Kinn lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kinn in 1960 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kinn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kinn 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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