Pinson Family History

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Pinson Name Meaning

English and French: from Old French pinson ‘finch’, perhaps a nickname applied to a bright and cheerful person. English and French: metonymic occupational name for someone who made pincers or forceps or who used them in their work, from Old French pinson ‘pincers’ (a derivative of pincier ‘to pinch’).

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

Similar surnames: Kinson, Picon, Parson, Pins, Winston, Pointon, Pilon, Pinkos, Minson

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Pinson Family Origin

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Pinson Family Occupations

What did your Pinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Motor Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pinson. 28% of Pinson men worked as a Motor Driver and 73% of Pinson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pinson were Railway Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Motor Driver
  • Wood Machinist
  • Painter And Decorator
  • Railway Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie

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

Pinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Pinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinson 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 Pinson. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Pinson. For the veterans among your Pinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Pinson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pinson in 1945 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

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