Dinning Family History

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Dinning Name Meaning

Northeastern English: variant of Denning or Irish Dineen.

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

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

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Dinning Family Origin

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Dinning Family Occupations

What did your Dinning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dinning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Dinning's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dinning family was Druggist. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dinning.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Druggist


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

Dinning Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Dinning Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dinning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dinning 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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