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Finkle Family History

Finkle Name Meaning
English: habitational name (reflecting the pronunciation of the place name) for someone from Finchale in Durham, named from Old English finc ‘finch’ + halh ‘nook or corner of land’.English: possibly a metonymic occupational name or topographic name from Middle English fenkel ‘fennel’. Compare Fennell. UK 39, northeast.Respelling of German Finkel.

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

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1,124 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Finkle Families

  • Number of Finkle families
     91 - 180
     31 - 90
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Finkle families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Finkle last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Finkle Family Origin

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Finkle Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Finkle

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Finkle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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