Schink Family History

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Schink Name Meaning

Southern German: nickname for someone with long or otherwise remarkable legs, from Middle High German schinke ‘thigh’, ‘leg’. Compare Schenkel. Dutch: variant of Schenk 1.

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

Similar surnames: Schunk, Schick, Schenk, Schlink, Schank, Schock, Schild, Schlick

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Schink Family Origin

Where is the Schink family from?

Schink Family Occupations

What did your Schink ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Carver In Wood were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schink. The most common Schink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Schink's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schink family was Confectioner.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Carver In Wood

  • Confectioner


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

Schink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schink 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 901 immigration records available for the last name Schink. 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 743 military records available for the last name Schink. For the veterans among your Schink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schink Life Expectancy

What is the average Schink lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Schink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schink in 1959 was 37, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schink

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schink 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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