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Hino Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘sun field’; name of a noble family descended from the Fujiwara. Found mainly in eastern Japan, the name is habitational, from a place called Hinomura, near Kyoto. The family name is also found in Okinawa Island.

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


Similar surnames: Chino, Mino, Kano, Hano, Pino, Heino, Hain, Nino, Lino, Uno

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Where is the Hino family from?

You can see how Hino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hino family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hino families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Hino families living in British Columbia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Hino's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Hino families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hino. 34% of Hino men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Hino women worked as a Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hino were Farmer and Sales Clerk.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Helper
    23%
  • Proprietor
    23%
  • Farmer
    23%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
    60%
  • Sales Clerk
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hino 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hino. 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 644 military records available for the last name Hino. For the veterans among your Hino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hino lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hino in 1943 was 65, and 74 in 2004.

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