Hank Family History

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Hank Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Hans, itself a pet form of Johann. German (Alemannic): from a pet form of Heinrich.

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

Similar surnames: Hang, Hanke, Wank, Jank, Hann, Hanek, Rank, Bank, Hanko, Hanka

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Hank Family Origin

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Hank Family Occupations

What did your Hank ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hank family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hank. The most common Hank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hank's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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Hank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hank 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hank. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Hank. For the veterans among your Hank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hank Life Expectancy

What is the average Hank lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hank in 1954 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hank 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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