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Kinchen Family History

Kinchen Name Meaning

English: habitational name from land named Karsingham otherwise Kincham in 1651 (Rolvenden Kent). The shortened form appears to be new in the early-modern period.

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


Similar surnames: Kinch, Kinder, Minchey, Minchin, Tincher, Kindler, Rencher, Kirchen

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Where is the Kinchen family from?

You can see how Kinchen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kinchen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kinchen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Kinchen families living in Louisiana. This was about 70% of all the recorded Kinchen's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Kinchen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kinchen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kinchen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kinchen. 36% of Kinchen men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Kinchen women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kinchen were Proprietor 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
    36%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laundress
    18%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Maid
    11%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kinchen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinchen 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 623 immigration records available for the last name Kinchen. 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 Kinchen. For the veterans among your Kinchen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kinchen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kinchen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kinchen in 1943 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

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