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Init Family History

Init Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ing, Niu, Ni, In, Nix, Fait, Suit, Nie, Lint, Heit

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Where is the Init family from?

You can see how Init families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Init family name was found in Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there was 1 Init family living in Moray. This was 100% of all the recorded Init's in Scotland. Moray had the highest population of Init families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Init surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Init ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 140 census records available for the last name Init. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Init census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4 immigration records available for the last name Init. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5 military records available for the last name Init. For the veterans among your Init ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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