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Fine Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French and Middle English fin(e) ‘fine pleasant honorable perfect’ (originally a noun from Latin finis ‘end extremity boundary’ later used also as an adjective in the sense ‘ultimate excellent’). English: from the Middle English female personal name Fina of the same origin as 1 above. English and Irish: variant of Finn . Americanized form of Jewish or German Fein .

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

Similar surnames: Hine, Pine, Pike, Fink, Line, Fiene, Vine, Finne, File, Tine

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Where is the Fine family from?

You can see how Fine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fine families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 41 Fine families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Fine's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Fine families in 1911.
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What did your Fine ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Institutrice and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Fine. 23% of Fine men worked as an Institutrice and 100% of Fine women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1921

  • Institutrice
  • Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Marchande

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Fine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fine census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Fine. 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 Cards

There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Fine. For the veterans among your Fine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fine lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Fine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fine in 1946 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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