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Kinnear Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Kinneir in Fife, first recorded at the beginning of the 13th century as Kyner, apparently from Gaelic ceann ‘head(land)’ + iar ‘west’.

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


Similar surnames: Kinner, Kinder, Kinneer, Pinner, Linner, Kitner, Sinner, Kenner

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Kinnear Family Origin

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Kinnear Family Occupations

What did your Kinnear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kinnear family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinnear. The most common Kinnear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kinnear's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kinnear ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kinnear Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kinnear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinnear census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kinnear. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kinnear. For the veterans among your Kinnear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kinnear Life Expectancy

What is the average Kinnear lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kinnear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kinnear in 1940 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kinnear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kinnear ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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