Kinchen Family History

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Kinchen Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; it may be from the thieves’ slang term kinchin ‘child’, which is probably a derivative of German Kindchen, diminutive of Kind ‘child’. Americanized form of Kindchen or more probably of Rhenish Kindgen (pronounced ‘kintshen’), both diminutives of Kind.

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

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

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Kinchen Family Origin

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Kinchen Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kinchen family was Farm Labor. The most common Kinchen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Kinchen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinchen.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farm Labor


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Kinchen Historical Records

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Kinchen Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, 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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