Fine Family History

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Fine Name Meaning

English: nickname for a clever or elegant man, from Old French fin ‘fine’, ‘delicate’, ‘skilled’, ‘cunning’ (originally a noun from Latin finis ‘end’, ‘extremity’, ‘boundary’, later used also as an adjective in the sense ‘ultimate’, ‘excellent’). Jewish (American): Americanized spelling of Fein.

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

Similar surnames: Hine, Pine, Pike, Fink, Line, Fiene, Vine, Finne, File, Tine

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Fine Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fine name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fine. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • European Jewish


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Fine Family Origin

Where is the Fine family from?

Fine Family Occupations

What did your Fine ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fine family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fine. The most common Fine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Fine's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Fine Historical Records

What Fine family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Fine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fine 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Fine. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Fine. For the veterans among your Fine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fine Life Expectancy

What is the average Fine lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Fine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fine in 1946 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fine 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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