Pinn Name Meaning

English and German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of pins or pegs, from Middle English pin, Middle Low German pin(ne) ‘pin’, ‘peg’. In some cases the German name was an metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker. English (Devon): from Middle English pinne ‘hill’ (Old English penn), a topographic name or a habitational name from a place named with this word, e.g. Pinn, Pinn Court Farm, or Pin Hill Farm, all in Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Penn, Pann, Pine, Kinn, Linn, Pin, Pink, Pins, Pan, Pino

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Pinn Family Origin

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Pinn Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Pinn occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 6% of Pinn's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Pinn family was Agricultural Labourer. Carpenter, Farm Labourer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pinn.

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Pinn Historical Records

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Pinn Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Pinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Pinn in 1949 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pinn

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