Lank Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone tall and thin, from Old English hlanc ‘long’, ‘narrow’. North German: topographic name for some living at the side of a hill or river for example, from Middle Low German lanke ‘side’, ‘flank’.

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


Similar surnames: Plank, Rank, Lang, Bank, Land, Lane, Lark, Lant, Blank, Link

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Lank Family Origin

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Lank Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Ship Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, the most common Lank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Lank's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lank. A less common occupation for the Lank family was Keeping House.

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Lank Historical Records

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Lank Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Lank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Lank in 1960 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lank

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