Trinkle Family History

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Trinkle Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a drinker, from a diminutive noun derivative of Middle High German trinken ‘to drink’.

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

Similar surnames: Trenkle, Trindle, Brindle, Trinklein, Trundle, Tinkler, Grindle

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Trinkle Family Origin

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Trinkle Family Occupations

What did your Trinkle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Trinkle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Trinkle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Trinkle family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trinkle.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Trinkle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Trinkle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trinkle 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Trinkle. 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 Trinkle. For the veterans among your Trinkle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trinkle Life Expectancy

What is the average Trinkle lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Trinkle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Trinkle in 1948 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trinkle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trinkle 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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