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Pinch Surname Meaning

English (mainly Devon): variant of Pink .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Pinch family from?

You can see how Pinch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pinch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pinch families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 55 Pinch families living in Ontario. This was about 61% of all the recorded Pinch's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Pinch families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pinch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pinch ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Pinch. 54% of Pinch men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Pinch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinch 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 Pinch. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Pinch. For the veterans among your Pinch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pinch lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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