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Kinner Name Meaning

German: variant of Kinder 2. German: habitational name for someone from a place called Kinne, near Bissingen. Perhaps also a reduced form of Irish Kinnear; the name is found in this spelling in northern Ireland and England.

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


Similar surnames: Kinder, Pinner, Kenner, Kinne, Kirner, Linner, Finner, Kitner, Kinker

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Where is the Kinner family from?

You can see how Kinner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kinner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kinner families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 27 Kinner families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Kinner's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kinner families in 1911.
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What did your Kinner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Helper was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kinner. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Helper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Kinner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinner 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 Kinner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kinner. For the veterans among your Kinner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kinner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kinner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kinner in 1946 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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