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Origins of the Kinney surname

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About the Kinneys

We have a total number of 15516 records for people with the last name Kinney.

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Where do most Kinneys live?

In 1921, most Kinneys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Kinneys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,680 records for the Kinney surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Kinneys most likely to marry?

Mc Kinneys



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What are the most common Kinney first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Kinneys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Kinneys in 1921


General Servant




Domestic Servant




Common Male occupations for Kinneys in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


General Farmers


Coal Miner




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