Wink Family History

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Wink Name Meaning

English: variant of Winch.

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

Similar surnames: Wind, Wilk, Pink, Winks, Bink, Win, Wing, Winn, Wine, Vink

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Wink Family Origin

Where is the Wink family from?

Wink Family Occupations

What did your Wink ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wink family was Carpenter. The most common Wink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Wink's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wink.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Wink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Wink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wink 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wink. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Wink. For the veterans among your Wink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wink Life Expectancy

What is the average Wink lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Wink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wink in 1942 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wink

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wink 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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