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Shonk Family History

Shonk Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of Czech Šonk, a variant of Šonka (see Shonka).Variant of German Schank.

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

32,346 Historical Documents with Shonk on Ancestry.com
7,224 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
875 Military Records
257 Immigration Records
5,656 Census and Voter Lists
18,334 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shonk Families

  • Number of Shonk families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shonk families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shonk last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shonk census records

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Shonk 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 Shonk families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Shonk Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Shonk

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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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Shonk Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Shonk census records

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Shonk Civil War Service Records

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