Vinton Family History

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Vinton Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Fenton.

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

Similar surnames: Finton, Vinson, Sinton, Vint, Hanton, Inmon, Minton, Hilton, Linson

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Vinton Family Origin

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Vinton Family Occupations

What did your Vinton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vinton. A less common occupation for the Vinton family was Carpenter. The most common Vinton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Vinton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Vinton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Vinton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vinton 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Vinton. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Vinton. For the veterans among your Vinton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vinton Life Expectancy

What is the average Vinton lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Vinton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Vinton in 1958 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vinton 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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