Rinn Family History

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Rinn Name Meaning

Irish (Leitrim): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bhroin ‘son of Bran’, a personal name from bran ‘raven’. Altered spelling of German Rinne.

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

Similar surnames: Finn, Linn, Ring, Ginn, Wrinn, Kinn, Rini, Ronan, Rinne, Rind

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Rinn Family Origin

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Rinn Family Occupations

What did your Rinn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rinn family was Fireman In Coal Miner. The most common Rinn occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 25% of Rinn's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Contractor In Coal Mine and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rinn.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Contractor In Coal Mine

  • Dressmaker

  • Fireman In Coal Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rinn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rinn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Rinn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rinn 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 976 immigration records available for the last name Rinn. 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 Rinn. For the veterans among your Rinn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rinn Life Expectancy

What is the average Rinn lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Rinn in 1949 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rinn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rinn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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