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Hinch Family History

Hinch Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; possibly from an unattested Old English person name H¯nci.

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


Similar surnames: Pinch, Winch, Finch, Kinch, Clinch, Fitch, Lynch, Hatch, High, Hinsch

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Where is the Hinch family from?

You can see how Hinch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hinch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hinch families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Hinch families living in Missouri. This was about 17% of all the recorded Hinch's in USA. Missouri and 1 other state had the highest population of Hinch families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hinch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hinch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hinch. 20% of Hinch men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Hinch women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hinch were Carpenter and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Hinch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hinch 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 Hinch. 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 Hinch. For the veterans among your Hinch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hinch lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hinch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hinch in 1943 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

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