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

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Butcher

    20%
  • Charcoal Furnace

    20%
  • Works In Quarry

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Finne occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Finne's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Finne family was Works In Quarry. Keeping House, Butcher and Charcoal Furnace were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finne.

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Finne Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finne

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