Dinkin Family History

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Dinkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female name dinke, a pet form of biblical Dinah. Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnchinn (see Duncan 2).

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

Similar surnames: Dunkin, Itkin, Mirkin, Zipkin, Henkin, Minkin, Diskin, Hankin, Riskin

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Dinkin Family Origin

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Dinkin Family Occupations

What did your Dinkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Work and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dinkin. A less common occupation for the Dinkin family was Laborer. The most common Dinkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Dinkin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Work

  • Housekeeping

  • Laborer


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

Dinkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dinkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dinkin 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 425 immigration records available for the last name Dinkin. 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 225 military records available for the last name Dinkin. For the veterans among your Dinkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dinkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dinkin lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Dinkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Dinkin in 1965 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dinkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dinkin 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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