Chinn Name Meaning

English: from Old English cin ‘chin’, as a nickname for someone with a prominent chin or else for a clean-shaven man.

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

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Chinn Family Origin

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Chinn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chinn. A less common occupation for the Chinn family was Keeping House. The most common Chinn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Chinn's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Chinn | Data not to scale

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Chinn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Chinn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Chinn in 1940 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chinn

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