Trank Family History

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Trank Name Meaning

German: nickname for a drinker, from Middle High German tranc ‘drink’.

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


Similar surnames: Trunk, Crank, Rank, Krank, Raak, Trapp, Brack, Blank, Pranke, Traub

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Trank Family Origin

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Trank Family Occupations

What did your Trank ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Trank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Trank's were Farmers. Farmer, Huckster and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trank. A less common occupation for the Trank family was Restaurant Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Huckster

    17%
  • Painter

    17%
  • Restaurant Keeper

    17%

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

Trank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Trank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trank census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Trank

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Trank. 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 Trank. For the veterans among your Trank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trank Life Expectancy

What is the average Trank lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Trank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Trank in 1955 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trank

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trank 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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