Shin Name Meaning

Korean: there are three Chinese characters for the Shin surname. Between these three characters, there are five different clans. Each Shin clan descends from a different founding ancestor. One of the Shin clans traces its origins to China. Members of the various Shin clans can be found throughout the Korean peninsula.

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


Similar surnames: Shim, Chin, Shi, Sin, Shan, Shen, Xin, Sui, Shing, Shiu

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Shin Family Origin

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Shin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shin family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shin. The most common Shin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Shin's were Farmers.

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Shin Historical Records

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Shin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Shin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Shin in 1961 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shin

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