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Pinnow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of the three places so named in Pomerania Mecklenburg and Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Lindow, Parlow, Pinn, Pinho, Pino, Pankow, Pinner, Rannow, Gielow

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Where is the Pinnow family from?

You can see how Pinnow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pinnow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Pinnow families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Pinnow families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Pinnow's in USA. Pennsylvania and 1 other state had the highest population of Pinnow families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pinnow surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pinnow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pinnow. 34% of Pinnow men worked as a Farmer and 70% of Pinnow women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pinnow were Machinist and Farm Labor. .

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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
    34%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    70%
  • Machine Operator
    16%
  • Farm Labor
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pinnow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinnow 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 633 immigration records available for the last name Pinnow. 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 712 military records available for the last name Pinnow. For the veterans among your Pinnow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pinnow lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Pinnow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Pinnow in 1958 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

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