Hinkson Family History

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Hinkson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from an unidentified medieval personal name, perhaps a survival of Old English H¯nci or H¯nca. Compare Hinckley.

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

Similar surnames: Hinks, Pinkston, Kinson, Pinson, Wickson, Hinton, Minson, Hindson

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Hinkson Family Origin

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Hinkson Family Occupations

What did your Hinkson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hinkson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hinkson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hinkson family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hinkson.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Hinkson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hinkson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hinkson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hinkson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hinkson in 1957 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hinkson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hinkson 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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