Klenk Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German glenke ‘nimble’, ‘alert’. from Middle High German klenken ‘to cause something to sound or ring’, hence a nickname for a gossip. Czech: topographic name for someone living near a maple tree, from klen ‘maple’.

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


Similar surnames: Klink, Lenk, Klein, Klee, Blank, Klunk, Krenz, Leik, Kronk, Krenke

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Klenk Family Origin

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Klenk Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Klenk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Klenk's were Farmers. Farmer, Bread Baker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klenk. A less common occupation for the Klenk family was At Pottery.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Bread Baker

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • At Pottery

    4%

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Klenk Historical Records

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Klenk Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Klenk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Klenk in 1944 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

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