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Jins Family History

Jins 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: Jin, Jing, Lins, Pins, Jans, Zins, Jons, Jines, Jens, Bins

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Where is the Jins family from?

You can see how Jins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jins family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Jins families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Jins family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Jins's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Jins families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 117 census records available for the last name Jins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jins 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Jins. 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 4 military records available for the last name Jins. For the veterans among your Jins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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