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Klink Family History

Klink Name Meaning
German: topographic name from Slavic klink, a diminutive of klin ‘nook’, ‘corner’, ‘wedge’.German: topographic name (see Klinge 1, 2).German: habitational name from places named Klink or Klinke in Rhineland, Mecklenburg, Silesia, or East Prussia.German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of door fittings or for a border or customs officer, from Middle High German, Middle Low German klinke ‘barrier’, also ‘latch’, ‘door handle’.Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of iron door latches and the like, from Middle Dutch clinke ‘bolt’, ‘strap’, ‘door handle’. Compare 5 above.

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

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Name Distribution of Klink Families

  • Number of Klink families
     65 - 128
     22 - 64
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Klink families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Klink last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Klink Family Origin

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Klink Immigration Information

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Klink Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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