Prinkey Family History

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Prinkey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and German Prinke, a variant of Brinke (see Brink).

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


Similar surnames: Frickey, Briskey, Prine, Rickey, Rinke, Brinker, Riney, Pirkey

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Prinkey Family Origin

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Prinkey Family Occupations

What did your Prinkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Prinkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Prinkey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Prinkey family was Merchandizeing. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Prinkey.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Merchandizeing

    17%

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

Prinkey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Prinkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Prinkey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Prinkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Prinkey in 1949 was 24, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Prinkey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Prinkey 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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