Chinn Name Meaning

English: from Old English cin ‘chin’, as a nickname for someone with a prominent chin or else for a clean-shaven man.

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


Similar surnames: Shinn, Child, Chin, Hind, Cain, Chino, Finn, Linn, Ginn, Pinn

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Chinn Family Origin

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Chinn Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    27%
  • Dress Mkr

    9%
  • Dressmaker

    9%
  • Hotel Keeper

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chinn family was Hotel Keeper. The most common Chinn occupation in Canada was Servant. 27% of Chinn's were Servants. Servant, Dress Mkr and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chinn.

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Chinn Historical Records

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Chinn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Chinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Chinn in 1940 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chinn

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