Flink Family History

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Flink Name Meaning

Swedish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Swedish, German, or Yiddish flink ‘quick’, ‘agile’, ‘nimble’. As a Swedish name it is one of the group of ‘soldiers’ names’, monothematic names adopted by peasants serving in the army and later transmitted to their descendants.

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

Similar surnames: Flint, Fink, Link, Blink, Flick, Lind, Linn, Klenk, Blank, Frink

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Flink Family Origin

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Flink Family Occupations

What did your Flink ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and B Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flink. A less common occupation for the Flink family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Flink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Flink's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • B Mason

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Flink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Flink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flink 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Flink. 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 Flink. For the veterans among your Flink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flink Life Expectancy

What is the average Flink lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Flink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Flink in 1962 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flink 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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