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Shenkman Family History

Shenkman Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Shenk, with the addition of Yiddish man ‘man’.

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

3,442 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Shenkman on Ancestry.com
1,183 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
129 Military Records
414 Immigration Records
1,308 Census and Voter Lists
408 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Shenkman Families

  • Number of Shenkman families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shenkman families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shenkman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shenkman census records

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Shenkman Family Origin

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Shenkman Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Shenkman

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Shenkman Family Occupations

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Military Service by Shenkman

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