Shinn Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a Skinner, from Old English scinn, Middle English shin ‘hide’, ‘pelt’. In Middle English this word was replaced by the Norse equivalent, skinn.

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


Similar surnames: Shine, Ginn, Shean, Shipp, Chinn, Hind, Finn, Shann, Zinn, Smink

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Shinn Family Origin

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Shinn Family Occupations

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  • Druggest

    50%
  • Painter

    50%

In 1881, the most common Shinn occupation in Canada was Druggest. 50% of Shinn's were Druggests. Druggest and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shinn.

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Shinn Historical Records

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Shinn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Shinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Shinn in 1951 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shinn

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