Dinn Family History

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Dinn Name Meaning

English: from a short form of the personal name Dinis, a variant of Dennis. Vietnamese: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Denn, Finn, Kinn, Dann, Dino, Linn, Dine, Dinan, Sinn, Rinn

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Dinn Family Origin

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Dinn Family Occupations

What did your Dinn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dinn family was Music Teacher. Farm Labour, Blacksmith and Millner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dinn. The most common Dinn occupation in Canada was Farm Labour. 33% of Dinn's were Farm Labours.

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  • Farm Labour

  • Blacksmith

  • Millner

  • Music Teacher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dinn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dinn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dinn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dinn 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dinn. 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 745 military records available for the last name Dinn. For the veterans among your Dinn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dinn Life Expectancy

What is the average Dinn lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Dinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dinn in 1959 was 40, and 57 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dinn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dinn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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