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Kinman Name Meaning

English: either an occupational name for a cowherd from Middle English kineman ‘herdsman’ (Old English cȳna genitive plural of ‘cow’ + mann ‘man’) or from a Middle English personal name Kineman Keneman (Old English Cynemann from cyne- ‘royal’ + mann ‘man’). Americanized form of German Kinnemann of its cognate Kühnemann (see Kinnaman ) or perhaps of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kelman, Kidman, Kilman, Inman, Zinman, Aikman, Kinsman, Lipman

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Where is the Kinman family from?

You can see how Kinman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kinman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kinman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 29 Kinman families living in London. This was about 32% of all the recorded Kinman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Kinman families in 1891.
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What did your Kinman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Kinman. 100% of Kinman men worked as a Gardener and 83% of Kinman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Kinman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinman 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 718 immigration records available for the last name Kinman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kinman. For the veterans among your Kinman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kinman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kinman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kinman in 1951 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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