14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Kinchen Family History

Kinchen Name Meaning
English: of uncertain origin; it may be from the thieves’ slang term kinchin ‘child’, which is probably a derivative of German Kindchen, diminutive of Kind ‘child’.Americanized form of Kindchen or more probably of Rhenish Kindgen (pronounced ‘kintshen’), both diminutives of Kind.

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

78,913 Historical Documents with Kinchen on Ancestry.com
9,658 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,523 Military Records
578 Immigration Records
6,858 Census and Voter Lists
60,296 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Kinchen Families

  • Number of Kinchen families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kinchen families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kinchen families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kinchen census records

You can see how Kinchen families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Kinchen census records >

Kinchen Family Origin

Click on a place to view Kinchen immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Kinchen families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Kinchen immigration records >

Kinchen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Kinchen immigration records

You can find out when most of the Kinchen families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Kinchen immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Kinchen

Click on a circle in the chart to view Kinchen birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your 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.

View all Kinchen ancestors in the SSDI

Kinchen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kinchen census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Kinchen ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Kinchen census records >

Kinchen Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Kinchen military records >

Message Board about Kinchen 37 Threads, 106 Messages

Look up another family name
×