Kinton Family History

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Kinton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Kinton in Herefordshire, Kineton in Warwickshire (both named with Old English cyne- ‘royal’ + tun ‘settlement’), or Kineton in Gloucestershire, which is named with Old English cyning ‘king’ + tun.

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

Similar surnames: Kington, Kenton, Hinton, Kirton, Winton, Kinson, Linton, Kilton

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Kinton Family Origin

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Kinton Family Occupations

What did your Kinton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Farmers Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kinton. The most common Kinton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Kinton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmers Son


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

Kinton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kinton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinton 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 645 immigration records available for the last name Kinton. 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 Kinton. For the veterans among your Kinton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kinton Life Expectancy

What is the average Kinton lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kinton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kinton in 1963 was 78, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kinton 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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