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In Name Meaning

Chinese: variant of Yin . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 阮 see Ruan Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 袁 see Yuan Korean: name of a family that migrated from China to Korea during the reign of Shilla's 3rd-century king Sŏk Yu-rye (284–98). The founding ancestor In So established a clan seat in the Kyodong area of Chŏlla North Province. Another clan seat was subsequently established by his descendent In Pin during the Koryŏ period. The surname is not common in Korea. Cambodian: written អ៊ិន unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Im, An, Min, Jin, Yin, Pin, Xin, Du, Qin, Ping

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You can see how In families moved over time by selecting different census years. The In family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most In families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 In families living in California. This was about 71% of all the recorded In's in USA. California had the highest population of In families in 1880.
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In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named In. 50% of In men worked as a Laborer and 100% of In women worked as a Maid. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
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Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, In life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for In in 1968 was 73, and 60 in 2004.

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