Kinson Family History

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Kinson Name Meaning

English (now chiefly Leicestershire): habitational name from either of two places called Kinson, one in Shropshire and the other in Dorset, which is named from the Old English personal name Cynestan + Old English tun.

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

Similar surnames: Kinton, Hinton, Kington, Pinson, Kinn, Kilton, Kitson, Kingdon

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Kinson Family Origin

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Kinson Family Occupations

What did your Kinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kinson occupation in the USA was Laborer. 32% of Kinson's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kinson family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinson.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Kinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Kinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinson 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kinson. 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 993 military records available for the last name Kinson. For the veterans among your Kinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Kinson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kinson in 1963 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kinson 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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