Kinker Family History

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Kinker Name Meaning

nickname from an agent derivative of kincken, kichen ‘to gasp or wheeze’ or of kinken ‘to sound’. spelling variant of Middle Dutch quinker, nickname for someone who darted around, from quinken ‘to move quickly, dart’, ‘to flicker or twinkle’. Austrian German: from a derivative of Kink, a variant of Königer, from a Germanic personal name based on kuoni ‘daring’, ‘experienced’ or chunni, kuni ‘race’, ‘people’.

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


Similar surnames: Kiker, Rinker, Kinter, Winker, Kinner, Klinker, Ficker, Kicker

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Kinker Family Origin

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Kinker Family Occupations

What did your Kinker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kinker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kinker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kinker family was Car Builder. Farmer, Carpenter and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kinker.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Black Smith

    4%
  • Car Builder

    4%

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

Kinker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kinker Life Expectancy

What is the average Kinker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kinker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kinker in 1959 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kinker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kinker 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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