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Sinn Surname Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Sinn (Hesse) or Sinne or a topographic name from a river so called. German (of Slavic origin): from a Germanized short form of an Old Slavic personal name. German: variant of Sinner Cambodian: written ស៊ីន or ស៊ិន of Chinese origin a variant of Sin 8. Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 冼 (see Xian ) and 單 (see Shan ) based on their Cantonese pronunciations. Compare Sin 1 and

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


Similar surnames: Linn, Kinn, Pinn, Finn, Sinz, Sion, Sens, Dinn, Lien, Rinne

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Where is the Sinn family from?

You can see how Sinn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sinn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sinn families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Sinn families living in London. This was about 20% of all the recorded Sinn's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Sinn families in 1891.
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What did your Sinn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sinn. 78% of Sinn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Cook
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sinn. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Sinn. For the veterans among your Sinn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sinn lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sinn in 1953 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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