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Bink Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by a bink, a northern dialect term for a flat raised bank of earth or a shelf of flat stone suitable for sitting on. The word is a northern form of modern English bench. Variant of Polish Binek, itself a variant of Bieniek.

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


Similar surnames: Bing, Bank, Birk, Pink, Bick, Zink, Bina, Beck, Brink, Binks

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Where is the Bink family from?

You can see how Bink families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bink family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bink families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Bink families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bink's in USA. New York had the highest population of Bink families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bink surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bink ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bink. 21% of Bink men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Bink women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bink were Farmer and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Dressmaker
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Housework
    17%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bink census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 850 immigration records available for the last name Bink. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 834 military records available for the last name Bink. For the veterans among your Bink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bink lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bink in 1963 was 64, and 82 in 2004.

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