Finkle Family History

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Finkle Name Meaning

English: habitational name (reflecting the pronunciation of the place name) for someone from Finchale in Durham, named from Old English finc ‘finch’ + halh ‘nook or corner of land’. English: possibly a metonymic occupational name or topographic name from Middle English fenkel ‘fennel’. Compare Fennell. Respelling of German Finkel.

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


Similar surnames: Finkley, Ringle, Winkler, Tickle, Winkley, Tingle, Tinkler, Windle

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Finkle Family Origin

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Finkle Family Occupations

What did your Finkle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Finkle. 9% of Finkle men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Finkle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Finkle were Baker confectioner (master and Filin Repairer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    9%
  • Advertising Ass Director
    3%
  • Apprentice Bricklayer
    3%
  • Baker confectioner (master
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Canvasser (newspaper)
    3%
  • Domestic Worker
    3%
  • Filin Repairer
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Finkle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Finkle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finkle 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Finkle. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Finkle. For the veterans among your Finkle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finkle Life Expectancy

What is the average Finkle lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Finkle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Finkle in 1954 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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