Pin Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Pinn. French and Dutch: from Old French pin ‘pine’, a topographic name for someone living by a pine tree or in a pine forest, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Cambodian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Pine, Pinn, Pan, Pino, Pi, Ping, Pink, Pen, Kin, Pins

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Pin Family Origin

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Pin Family Occupations

What did your Pin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Pin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pin family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pin.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Hand

    9%

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Pin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pin Life Expectancy

What is the average Pin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Pin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pin in 1962 was 68, and 71 in 2003.

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