Fink Name Meaning

German, Slovenian, English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively and cheerful person, or, in the case of the Jewish name, an ornamental name, from a Germanic word meaning ‘finch’ (see Finch). As a Slovenian surname, it may also be a translation into German of the Slovenian surname Šinkovec (from an old spelling of šcinkovec or šcinkavec ‘finch’).

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

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Fink Family Origin

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Fink Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fink. The most common Fink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Fink's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fink family was Carpenter.

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Fink Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Fink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fink in 1944 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fink

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