Gin Name Meaning

English: variant of Ginn. Perhaps a respelling of French Jean. East Asian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Win, Pin, Lin, Tin, Ging, Guin, Sin, Goin, Gain, Kin

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Gin Family Origin

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Gin Family Occupations

What did your Gin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Laborer, Cook and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gin. A less common occupation for the Gin family was Servant. The most common Gin occupation in Canada was Laborer. 50% of Gin's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Cook

    13%
  • Physician

    13%
  • Servant

    13%

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

Gin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gin. For the veterans among your Gin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gin in 1955 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gin 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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