Fank Name Meaning

nickname for quick and lively person, from Middle High German vank(e) ‘spark’. shortened form of Fankhauser.

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


Similar surnames: Rank, Funk, Bank, Zank, Fink, Wank, Falk, Mann, Lank, Fang

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Fank Family Origin

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Fank Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Druggist

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fank. The most common Fank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Fank's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fank family was Druggist.

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Fank Historical Records

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Fank Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Fank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fank in 1949 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fank

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