Pinch Name Meaning

nickname for a chirpy person, from Middle English pinch, pink ‘(chaf)finch’. Compare Finch. possibly a metonymic occupational name from Middle English pinche ‘pleated fabric’, from Middle English pinche(n) ‘to pinch (pastry)’, ‘to pleat (fabric)’, ‘to crimp (hair, etc.)’, also ‘to cavil’, ‘to be niggardly’.

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


Similar surnames: Finch, Pilch, Winch, Hinch, Pich, Clinch, Pech, Fitch, Pouch, Pinks

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Pinch Family Origin

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Pinch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Gardener

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Machinist

    9%

In 1881, the most common Pinch occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Pinch's were Farmers. Farmer, Gardener and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pinch. A less common occupation for the Pinch family was Machinist.

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Pinch Historical Records

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Pinch Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Pinch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Pinch in 1949 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pinch

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