Sinn Family History

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Sinn Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places named Sinn or Sinne, or a topographic name from a river so called. From a Slavic personal name. Variant of Sinner 2.

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

Similar surnames: Linn, Kinn, Pinn, Finn, Sinz, Sion, Sens, Dinn, Lien, Rinne

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Sinn Family Origin

Where is the Sinn family from?

Sinn Family Occupations

What did your Sinn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sinn family was Tailoress. The most common Sinn occupation in Canada was Confectioner. 20% of Sinn's were Confectioners. Confectioner, Machinest and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sinn.

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  • Confectioner

  • Machinest

  • School Teacher

  • Tailoress


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

Sinn Historical Records

What Sinn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Sinn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sinn 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sinn. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Sinn. For the veterans among your Sinn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sinn Life Expectancy

What is the average Sinn lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sinn in 1953 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sinn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sinn 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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