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Schenck Family History

Schenck Name Meaning
German: variant of Schenk.

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

440,548 Historical Documents with Schenck on Ancestry.com
62,559 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
13,796 Military Records
5,747 Immigration Records
41,227 Census and Voter Lists
317,219 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Schenck Families

  • Number of Schenck families
     143 - 284
     48 - 142
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Schenck families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Schenck families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Schenck census records

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Schenck Family Origin

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Schenck Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Schenck families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Schenck

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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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Schenck Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Schenck census records

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Schenck Civil War Service Records

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