Sink Name Meaning

Dutch, from Middle Dutch sinke, Middle High German zinke ‘trumpet’, ‘horn’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a musician. Slovenian (central Slovenia; Šink): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Rink, Smink, Zink, Senk, Link, Mink, Silk, Pink, Mick, Fink

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Sink Family Origin

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Sink Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sink family was Carpenter. The most common Sink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Sink's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sink.

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Sink Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Sink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Sink in 1940 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sink

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