Kinsman Family History

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Kinsman Name Meaning

English: from Middle English kinnesman, ‘kinsman’, ‘relative’, probably denoting a kinsman of some important noble or royal personage.

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

Similar surnames: Kinman, Kidman, Kingman, Inman, Kirkman, Kinson, Tinsman, Killman

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Kinsman Family Origin

Where is the Kinsman family from?

Kinsman Family Occupations

What did your Kinsman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant, Labourer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinsman. The most common Kinsman occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 3% of Kinsman's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Kinsman family was Grocer.

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  • Annuitant

  • Labourer

  • Stone Mason

  • Grocer


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

Kinsman Historical Records

What Kinsman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Kinsman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinsman 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 Kinsman. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Kinsman. For the veterans among your Kinsman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kinsman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kinsman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kinsman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Kinsman in 1950 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kinsman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kinsman 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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