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Jinlan Family History

Jinlan 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: Finlan, Kinman, Dinan, Millan, Quinlan, Milan, Inman, Kinnan, Jian

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Where is the Jinlan family from?

You can see how Jinlan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jinlan family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Jinlan family living in South Dakota. This was 100% of all the recorded Jinlan's in USA. South Dakota had the highest population of Jinlan families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jinlan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jinlan ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 10 census records available for the last name Jinlan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jinlan 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Jinlan. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jinlan. For the veterans among your Jinlan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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