Danks Family History

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Danks Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Daniel. In England the name is found chiefly in Birmingham.

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


Similar surnames: Danis, Danko, Danes, Banks, Hanks, Danos, Days, Janes, Jenks, Rank

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Danks Family Origin

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Danks Family Occupations

What did your Danks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Danks occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Danks's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Fish Hook Maker and Iron Worker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danks. A less common occupation for the Danks family was Blacksmith.

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Fish Hook Maker

    2%
  • Iron Worker

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Danks Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Danks Life Expectancy

What is the average Danks lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Danks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Danks in 1962 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Danks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danks 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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