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Sanks Family History

Sanks Name Meaning
Origin unidentified.

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

12,844 Historical Documents with Sanks on Ancestry.com
3,050 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
812 Military Records
235 Immigration Records
3,694 Census and Voter Lists
5,053 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sanks Families

  • Number of Sanks families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sanks families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sanks last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Sanks census records

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Sanks Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Sanks families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Sanks Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sanks

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Sanks Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sanks census records

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Sanks Civil War Service Records

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