Tin Name Meaning

Dutch and French: unexplained. Chinese: variant of Tian.

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

Similar surnames: Pin, Tien, Sin, Gin, Tian, Lin, Win, Tan, Jin, Tiu

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Tin Family Origin

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Tin Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tin family was Farming. Clerk In Store, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tin. The most common Tin occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 11% of Tin's were Clerk In Stores.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farming


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Tin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Tin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tin 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Tin. 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 641 military records available for the last name Tin. For the veterans among your Tin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tin Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Tin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Tin in 1966 was 75, and 81 in 2004.

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