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Kinne Name Meaning

German: from the female personal name Kinne, a Silesian pet form of Middle High German Kunigunde, composed of the Old High German elements kuoni ‘brave’ + gund ‘battle’. Dutch: from Middle Dutch kinne ‘relative’, possibly denoting someone who was the relative of a prominent person.

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


Similar surnames: Kinn, Linde, Kinner, Rinne, Finne, Kiene, Linne, Finner, Winne

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Where is the Kinne family from?

You can see how Kinne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kinne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kinne families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 28 Kinne families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Kinne's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Kinne families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kinne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kinne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kinne. 16% of Kinne men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Kinne women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kinne were Clerk and Housewife.

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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

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Secretary
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Kinne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinne 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kinne. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kinne. For the veterans among your Kinne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kinne lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kinne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kinne in 1951 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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