Brinker Family History

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Brinker Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name from Brink, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Bricker, Klinker, Breuker, Brink, Brunker, Brisker, Rinker, Briner

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Brinker Family Origin

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Brinker Family Occupations

What did your Brinker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brinker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Brinker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brinker family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brinker.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Brinker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brinker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brinker 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Brinker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Brinker. For the veterans among your Brinker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brinker Life Expectancy

What is the average Brinker lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Brinker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Brinker in 1940 was 62, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brinker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brinker 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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