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Two Origins of the Chinnis Name
Posted by: Diane Bramble Date: July 31, 2001 at 10:27:22
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I have checked the Ellis Island website and found two Chinnises. One, Costantinos Chinnis, was from Ektiminion, Greece. The other was Peter Chinnis from Ilosva, Hungary. Peter was of Ruthen enthnicity. I think these people were in the Ukraine. It is all very interesting. I do wonder why some of what we have looked at in the census information said Scotland. I have been checking the Scottish clan sites for months now and there are no Chinnises in Scotland that I have found.

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