Hinks Family History

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Hinks Name Meaning

English (Midlands): patronymic from an unidentified medieval personal name (see Hinkson).

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

Similar surnames: Hines, Hanks, Pinks, Dicks, Minns, Inks, Hink, Hinds, Wicks, Hicks

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Hinks Family Origin

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Hinks Family Occupations

What did your Hinks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hinks family was Clerk In Colleiry. Farmer, Carpenter and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hinks. The most common Hinks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hinks's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Brick Maker

  • Clerk In Colleiry


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Hinks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Hinks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hinks 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 Hinks. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hinks. For the veterans among your Hinks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hinks Life Expectancy

What is the average Hinks lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hinks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hinks in 1945 was 64, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hinks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hinks 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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