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Where is the Shenk family from?
You can see how Shenk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shenk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shenk families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 38 Shenk families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 75% of all the recorded Shenk's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Shenk families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shenk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shenk. 21% of Shenk men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Shenk women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shenk were Truck Driver and Waitress.