Pinkstaff Family History

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Pinkstaff Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Pinsdorf, a habitational name from a place near Wels in Austria, so named from Middle High German bin(e)z ‘reed’ + dorf ‘settlement’, ‘village’, or from Bensdorf in Brandenburg. Americanized form of German Binstock.

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


Similar surnames: Grindstaff, Blickenstaff, Benshoff, Lindstedt, Kingsland, Weinkauf

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Pinkstaff Family Origin

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Pinkstaff Family Occupations

What did your Pinkstaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pinkstaff family was Keeping House. The most common Pinkstaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Pinkstaff's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Drygoods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pinkstaff.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Drygoods Merchant

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Pinkstaff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pinkstaff Life Expectancy

What is the average Pinkstaff lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Pinkstaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pinkstaff in 1946 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pinkstaff 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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