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Jinsley Family History

Jinsley 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: Insley, Kinsley, Tinsley, Linsley, Ainsley, Hinsley, Lindley, Tingley

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Where is the Jinsley family from?

You can see how Jinsley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jinsley family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 9 Jinsley families living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Jinsley's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Jinsley families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jinsley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jinsley ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 63 census records available for the last name Jinsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jinsley 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 Jinsley. 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 Jinsley. For the veterans among your Jinsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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