Chinnock Family History

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Chinnock Name Meaning

English: habitational name from East or West Chinnock in Somerset, recorded in Domesday Book as Cinioch. The name is of uncertain origin; according to Mills, it may from a derivative of Old English cinu ‘deep valley’, or possibly from an old hill name of Celtic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Charnock, Winnick, Shinnick, Chino, Hancock, Whitlock, Chock, Hillock

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Chinnock Family Origin

Where is the Chinnock family from?

Chinnock Family Occupations

What did your Chinnock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chinnock. The most common Chinnock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Chinnock's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chinnock family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Engineer


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

Chinnock Historical Records

What Chinnock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Chinnock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chinnock 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 765 immigration records available for the last name Chinnock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 450 military records available for the last name Chinnock. For the veterans among your Chinnock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chinnock Life Expectancy

What is the average Chinnock lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Chinnock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Chinnock in 1963 was 77, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chinnock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chinnock 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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