Senk Family History

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Senk Name Meaning

Polish (Sek): topographic name or nickname from Polish sek ‘knag’, or a Ukrainian cognate of this. German: variant of Schenk or Seng. Slovenian (north central Slovenia; Šenk): Slovenian spelling of German Schenk.

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


Similar surnames: Shenk, Seck, Seek, Denk, Sink, Wenk, Senf, Sens, Renk, Sek

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Senk Family Origin

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Senk Family Occupations

What did your Senk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Senk family was Farmer. Keeping House, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Senk. The most common Senk occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 18% of Senk's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Farmer

    12%

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

Senk Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Senk Life Expectancy

What is the average Senk lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Senk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Senk in 1948 was 64, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Senk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Senk 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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