Slanker Family History

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Slanker Name Meaning

Dutch: identifying nickname for the thinner of two bearers of the same surname, from slanker ‘thinner’, the comparative of slank ‘slender’, ‘slim’

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

Similar surnames: Slinker, Slinger, Lander, Lanier, Langer, Linker, Blanke, Starker

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Slanker Family Origin

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Slanker Family Occupations

What did your Slanker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Slanker family was Engineer. The most common Slanker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Slanker's were Farmers. Farmer, Banker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Slanker.

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  • Farmer

  • Banker

  • Butcher

  • Engineer


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

Slanker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Slanker Life Expectancy

What is the average Slanker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Slanker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Slanker in 1963 was 77, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slanker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slanker 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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