Flinn Family History

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Flinn Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Flynn.

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

Similar surnames: Fling, Linn, Falin, Lion, Fann, Winn, Flynn, Bline, Brinn, Finn

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Flinn Family Origin

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Flinn Family Occupations

What did your Flinn ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Flinn. 15% of Flinn men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Flinn women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Flinn were Carpenter and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farmers Son
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Factory
  • Laborer

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

Flinn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 82,000 census records available for the last name Flinn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flinn 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Flinn. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Flinn. For the veterans among your Flinn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flinn Life Expectancy

What is the average Flinn lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Flinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Flinn in 1950 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flinn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flinn 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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