Gines Family History

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Gines Name Meaning

Catalan (Ginés): from a medieval personal name, Latin Genesius, from Greek gennesios ‘well-born’, ‘legitimate’.

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

Similar surnames: Giles, Giel, Pines, Hines, Bines, Mines, Denes, Oines, Gaines, Sines

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Gines Family Origin

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Gines Family Occupations

What did your Gines ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gines occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gines's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gines. A less common occupation for the Gines family was Field Hand.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Field Hand


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

Gines Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gines. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gines 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 Gines. 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 Gines. For the veterans among your Gines ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gines Life Expectancy

What is the average Gines lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gines life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gines in 1942 was 30, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gines 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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