Sin Name Meaning

Chinese: probably a variant of Shen or Xin. Korean: variant of Shin. Indonesian and Malaysian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Lin, San, Sim, Sing, Son, Jin, Shin, Tin, Sun, Win

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Sin Family Origin

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Sin Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Sin occupation in the UK was Brush Maker. 100% of Sin's were Brush Makers.

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  • Brush Maker


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Sin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Sin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sin 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

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Draft Card

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Sin Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Sin in 1962 was 78, and 72 in 2004.

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