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Finkle Name Meaning

English: habitational name (reflecting the pronunciation of the place name) for someone from Finchale in Durham, named from Old English finc ‘finch’ + halh ‘nook or corner of land’. English: possibly a metonymic occupational name or topographic name from Middle English fenkel ‘fennel’. Compare Fennell. Respelling of German Finkel.

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

Similar surnames: Finkley, Ringle, Winkler, Tickle, Winkley, Tingle, Tinkler, Windle

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Finkle Family Origin

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Finkle Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Finkle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Finkle's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finkle. A less common occupation for the Finkle family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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Finkle Historical Records

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Finkle Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Finkle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Finkle in 1954 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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