Pinn Family History

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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

What did your Pinn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pinn. 12% of Pinn men worked as a Farm Labourer and 70% of Pinn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pinn were Foreman Plasterer (travelling) and Shorthand Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Bank Cashier
  • Old Age Pensioner
  • Foreman Plasterer (travelling)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Shorthand Typist

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

Pinn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Pinn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinn 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pinn. 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 Pinn. For the veterans among your Pinn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pinn Life Expectancy

What is the average Pinn lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pinn

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