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Pin Family History

Pin Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Pinn. French and Dutch: from Old French pin ‘pine’, a topographic name for someone living by a pine tree or in a pine forest, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Cambodian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Pine, Pinn, Pan, Pino, Pi, Ping, Pink, Pen, Kin, Pins

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Where is the Pin family from?

You can see how Pin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 17 Pin families living in Quebec. This was about 68% of all the recorded Pin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Pin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Pin. .

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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

  • Labourer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Pin. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Pin. For the veterans among your Pin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Pin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pin in 1962 was 68, and 71 in 2003.

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