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Quine Family History

Quine Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Quinn . Manx: from Mac Vian or Mac Wian ‘son of Mian’ from a Manx form of the Biblical names Matthew and Matthias preceded by Gaelic Mac ‘son’. Initial Q represents the final -c of mac. Alternatively the name may also be from Gaelic Mac ‘son’ and the Old Norse personal name Sveinn (see Swain ) or from Gaelic Mac Cuinn ‘son of Conn’ (compare Irish McQuinn ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Quin, Quinn, Quint, Quire, Dine, Stine, Reine, Quince, Quill, Quinney

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Where is the Quine family from?

You can see how Quine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Quine families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 365 Quine families living in Isle of Man. This was about 52% of all the recorded Quine's in United Kingdom. Isle of Man had the highest population of Quine families in 1891.
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What did your Quine ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Quine. 34% of Quine men worked as a General Labourer and 85% of Quine women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Quine were Bank Manager and Unpaid Household Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Retired
  • Bank Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dressmaker
  • Shorthand Typist
  • Unpaid Household Duties
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Quine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quine census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Quine. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Quine. For the veterans among your Quine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quine lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Quine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Quine in 1951 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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