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Fink Family History

Fink Name Meaning
German, Slovenian, English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively and cheerful person, or, in the case of the Jewish name, an ornamental name, from a Germanic word meaning ‘finch’ (see Finch). As a Slovenian surname, it may also be a translation into German of the Slovenian surname Šinkovec (from an old spelling of šcinkovec or šcinkavec ‘finch’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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199,991 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
36,611 Military Records
20,881 Immigration Records
138,940 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Fink Families

  • Number of Fink families
     387 - 771
     130 - 386
     1 - 129
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fink families
     41 - 79
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Fink families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fink Family Origin

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Fink Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Fink

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Fink Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Fink Civil War Service Records

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