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Hinsey Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Hennessy . This form of the surname has now died out in Ireland and Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hiney, Linsey, Hussey, Tinney, Hisey, Hines, Hilley, Kinney, Hanley

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Where is the Hinsey family from?

You can see how Hinsey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hinsey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hinsey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Hinsey families living in Ontario. This was about 55% of all the recorded Hinsey's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hinsey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hinsey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hinsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Manager and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hinsey. 18% of Hinsey men worked as a Manager and 46% of Hinsey women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hinsey were Clerk and House Work. .

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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

  • Manager
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Bookkeeper
  • House Work
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hinsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hinsey 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 891 immigration records available for the last name Hinsey. 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 649 military records available for the last name Hinsey. For the veterans among your Hinsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hinsey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Hinsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hinsey in 1962 was 84, and 56 in 2003.

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