Sinning Family History

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Sinning Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from places named Sinning or Sinningen in northern Germany. There is also a place called Sinning in Bavaria, but this does not seem to have contributed to the surname to any significant extent.

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

Similar surnames: Hanning, Hirning, Canning, Menning, Vining, Lonning, Denning, Henning

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Sinning Family Origin

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Sinning Family Occupations

What did your Sinning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sinning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Sinning's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sinning family was Saw Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Piano Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sinning.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Piano Maker

  • Saw Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sinning ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sinning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sinning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sinning 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 503 immigration records available for the last name Sinning. 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 627 military records available for the last name Sinning. For the veterans among your Sinning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sinning Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sinning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Sinning in 1962 was 71, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sinning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sinning ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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