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Dinning Name Meaning

English: variant of Denning or Irish Dineen . Scottish: variant of Dunning .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Denning, Dunning, Downing, Dinkins, Manning, Winning, Minning

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Where is the Dinning family from?

You can see how Dinning families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dinning family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dinning families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Dinning families living in Kentucky. This was about 33% of all the recorded Dinning's in USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Dinning families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dinning surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dinning ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dinning. 39% of Dinning men worked as a Farmer and 42% of Dinning women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dinning were Foreman and Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Dinning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dinning census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dinning. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dinning. For the veterans among your Dinning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dinning lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dinning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dinning in 1949 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

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