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Kinman Family History

Kinman Name Meaning
English: either an occupational name for a cowherd, from Middle English kineman ‘cattle man’ (not recorded except as a surname), or more probably from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Cynemann ‘royal man’, i.e. the king’s man.Scottish: according to Black, a reduced form of Kininmonth, a habitational name from either of two places so named in Fife; alternatively, it may be a variant of Kinmont, a habitational name from a place named Kinmont, in Annandale in the Borders.Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Kin.Altered spelling of German Kinmann (see Kuehn).

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

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Name Distribution of Kinman Families

  • Number of Kinman families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kinman families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kinman families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kinman Family Origin

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Kinman Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kinman

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Kinman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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