Blink Family History

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Blink Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Swedish: unexplained. It may have been a soldier’s name.

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

Similar surnames: Blick, Flink, Brink, Bink, Bline, Fink, Lind, Blunk, Klink, Bliek

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Blink Family Origin

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Blink Family Occupations

What did your Blink ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blink family was Bottling Beer. The most common Blink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Blink's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Works In Saw Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blink.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Works In Saw Mill

  • Bottling Beer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Blink ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Blink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Blink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blink census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 827 immigration records available for the last name Blink. 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 Card

There are 566 military records available for the last name Blink. For the veterans among your Blink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blink Life Expectancy

What is the average Blink lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Blink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Blink in 1951 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blink

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blink ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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