Pins Family History

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Pins Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of southern German and Austrian Pinz, from a pet form of the personal name Berchtold (see Berthold). Dutch: from Middle Dutch pin(ne) ‘wooden peg or pin’, ‘iron pin or point’, hence presumably a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used such items.

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


Similar surnames: Pinn, Lins, Pine, Pink, Prins, Pin, Pint, Pino, Zins, Gans

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Pins Family Origin

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Pins Family Occupations

What did your Pins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pins. 26% of Pins men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Pins women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pins were Truck Driver and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Maid
    12%

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

Pins Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 741 immigration records available for the last name Pins. 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 Pins. For the veterans among your Pins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pins Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Pins in 1954 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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