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Jinkins Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of Jenkins .

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

Similar surnames: Junkins, Dinkins, Jenkins, Pinkins, Hunkins, Jinks, Hudkins, Jines

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Where is the Jinkins family from?

You can see how Jinkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jinkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jinkins families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 54 Jinkins families living in North Carolina. This was about 19% of all the recorded Jinkins's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Jinkins families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jinkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jinkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Jinkins. 100% of Jinkins men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Jinkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jinkins 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 695 immigration records available for the last name Jinkins. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Jinkins. For the veterans among your Jinkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jinkins lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Jinkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Jinkins in 1958 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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