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Sinai Name Meaning

Jewish: name bestowed with reference to Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God (Exodus 20). It can be either ornamental name, or derived from the identical male personal name which in turn is derived from the name of the Mount. Muslim: this is also found as an Arabic personal name. In the Qur’an, Mount Sinai is mentioned as sayna’ and sinin.

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

Similar surnames: Sani, Sima, Mina, Sinisi, Sinay, Iwai, Bina, Santi, Siri, Siman

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Sinai Family Origin

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Sinai Family Occupations

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In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the US named Sinai. 45% of Sinai men worked as a Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sinai Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sinai. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sinai 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 700 immigration records available for the last name Sinai. 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 939 military records available for the last name Sinai. For the veterans among your Sinai ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sinai Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sinai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sinai in 1963 was 73, and 81 in 2004.

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