Kinnison Family History

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Kinnison Name Meaning

variant of Cunieson, a patronymic from the personal name Conan, which was borne by an illegitimate son of Henry, Duke of Atholl, from whom many bearers are descended. patronymic from an Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Coinneach (see Kenneth).

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

Similar surnames: Kennison, Kenison, Jennison, Dennison, Kinson, Mannion, Kitson

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Kinnison Family Origin

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Kinnison Family Occupations

What did your Kinnison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bookseller, Colliery Smith and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinnison. A less common occupation for the Kinnison family was Farm Lab. The most common Kinnison occupation in the UK was Bookseller. 7% of Kinnison's were Booksellers.

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  • Bookseller

  • Colliery Smith

  • Dressmaker

  • Farm Lab


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

Kinnison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kinnison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinnison 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 407 immigration records available for the last name Kinnison. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kinnison. For the veterans among your Kinnison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kinnison Life Expectancy

What is the average Kinnison lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kinnison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kinnison in 1942 was 20, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kinnison

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