Finne Family History

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Finne Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Finn 1, 2, and 4. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named, from finn ‘matgrass (Nardus stricta)’ or finn ‘Lapp’ + vin ‘meadow’. Danish: habitational name from various fields or places so named in Germany. North German: nickname for a sponger or freeloader or for an ugly old woman, from Middle Low German vinne ‘pimple’, ‘blackhead’.

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

Similar surnames: Finner, Fiene, Finn, Finney, Linne, Rinne, Linde, Winne, Kinne

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Finne Family Origin

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Finne Family Occupations

What did your Finne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Finne. 24% of Finne men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Finne women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Finne were Printer and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Printer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Finne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Finne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finne 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 Finne. 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 623 military records available for the last name Finne. For the veterans among your Finne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finne Life Expectancy

What is the average Finne lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Finne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Finne in 1962 was 54, and 55 in 2004.

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