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Sinko Name Meaning

Hungarian (Sinkó): from a pet form of the personal name Simon. It is also found in eastern Slovenia, where it is spelled Šinko.

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


Similar surnames: Sienko, Simko, Sirko, Siko, Shimko, Sanko, Minko, Senko, Sisko, Benko

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Where is the Sinko family from?

You can see how Sinko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sinko family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Sinko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Sinko families living in Arkansas. This was 100% of all the recorded Sinko's in the USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Sinko families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sinko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sinko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sinko. 36% of Sinko men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Sinko women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sinko were Farmer and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Miner
    9%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    17%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Servant
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
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What Sinko family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sinko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sinko census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 761 immigration records available for the last name Sinko. 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 Cards

There are 619 military records available for the last name Sinko. For the veterans among your Sinko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sinko lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sinko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sinko in 1953 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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