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Jinsen Family History

Jinsen 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: Jensen, Jansen, Linden, Eisen, Kinsey, Lingen, Nissen, Ringen, Pinson

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Where is the Jinsen family from?

You can see how Jinsen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jinsen family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Jinsen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Jinsen families living in Iowa. This was about 90% of all the recorded Jinsen's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Jinsen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jinsen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jinsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Jinsen. 100% of Jinsen men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 141 census records available for the last name Jinsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jinsen 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 72 immigration records available for the last name Jinsen. 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 13 military records available for the last name Jinsen. For the veterans among your Jinsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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