Chinen Family History

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Chinen Name Meaning

Japanese: written with characters meaning ‘know feelings’, but the meaning could be ‘one thousand years’; from the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Chino, Hines, Chin, Caines, Chizek, Chen, Chene, Hinden, Shinn

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Chinen Family Origin

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Chinen Family Occupations

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Chinen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chinen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chinen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Chinen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Chinen Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Chinen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Chinen in 1958 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

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