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Tin Family History

Tin Name Meaning

Dutch and French: unexplained. Chinese: variant of Tian.

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


Similar surnames: Pin, Tien, Sin, Gin, Tian, Lin, Win, Tan, Jin, Tiu

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Where is the Tin family from?

You can see how Tin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Tin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Tin families living in Alberta. This was about 46% of all the recorded Tin's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Tin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cook was the top reported job for people in the CA named Tin. 50% of Tin men worked as a Cook.

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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

  • Cook
    50%
  • Merchant
    50%
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What Tin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Tin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tin 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Tin. 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 641 military records available for the last name Tin. For the veterans among your Tin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tin lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Tin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Tin in 1966 was 75, and 81 in 2004.

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