Finne Family History

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Finne Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Finn 1, 2, and 4. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named, from finn ‘matgrass (Nardus stricta)’ or finn ‘Lapp’ + vin ‘meadow’. Danish: habitational name from various fields or places so named in Germany. North German: nickname for a sponger or freeloader or for an ugly old woman, from Middle Low German vinne ‘pimple’, ‘blackhead’.

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


Similar surnames: Finner, Fiene, Finn, Finney, Linne, Rinne, Linde, Winne, Kinne

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Finne Family Origin

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Finne Family Occupations

What did your Finne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Finne family was Works In Quarry. The most common Finne occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Finne's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Butcher and Charcoal Furnace were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finne.

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Butcher

    20%
  • Charcoal Furnace

    20%
  • Works In Quarry

    20%

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

Finne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Finne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finne 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Finne. 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 Finne. For the veterans among your Finne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finne Life Expectancy

What is the average Finne lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Finne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Finne in 1962 was 54, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Finne 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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