Flink Name Meaning

Swedish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Swedish, German, or Yiddish flink ‘quick’, ‘agile’, ‘nimble’. As a Swedish name it is one of the group of ‘soldiers’ names’, monothematic names adopted by peasants serving in the army and later transmitted to their descendants.

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


Similar surnames: Flint, Fink, Link, Blink, Flick, Lind, Linn, Klenk, Blank, Frink

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Flink Family Origin

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Flink Family Occupations

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  • Marine Engineer Seaman

    50%
  • Solicitors General Clerk

    50%

In 1881, the most common Flink occupation in the UK was Marine Engineer Seaman. 50% of Flink's were Marine Engineer Seamans. Marine Engineer Seaman and Solicitors General Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Flink.

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Flink Historical Records

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Flink Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Flink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Flink in 1962 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flink

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