Henk Family History

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Henk Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Henke.

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


Similar surnames: Henn, Henke, Menk, Henz, Heck, Shenk, Senk, Denk, Jank, Hand

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Henk Family Origin

Where is the Henk family from?

Henk Family Occupations

What did your Henk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Henk family was Engineer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henk. The most common Henk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Henk's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Engineer

    6%

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

Henk Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Henk Life Expectancy

What is the average Henk lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Henk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Henk in 1955 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Henk 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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