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Spink Family History

Spink Name Meaning
English: from Middle English spink ‘chaffinch’ (probably of imitative origin), hence a nickname bestowed on account of some fancied resemblance to the bird.

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

304,909 Historical Documents with Spink on Ancestry
78,114 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,271 Military Records
3,456 Immigration Records
62,549 Census and Voter Lists
155,519 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Spink Families

  • Number of Spink families
     517 - 1,032
     173 - 516
     1 - 172
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Spink families
     63 - 123
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Spink census records

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Spink Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry. You can find out where the majority of the Spink families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Spink Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Spink families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

Emigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Spink Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Spink census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Spink ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Spink

Did the Spinks fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

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