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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  • Merchant

    33%
  • Retired Hebrew Minister

    33%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    33%

In 1880, the most common Sinai occupation in the USA was Merchant. 33% of Sinai's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Sinai family was Works In Cotton Mill. Merchant and Retired Hebrew Minister were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sinai.

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Sinai Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sinai

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