Hink Family History

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Hink Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich or Hendrick. nickname for someone with a limp, from Middle Dutch hinken ‘to limp’.

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

Similar surnames: Mink, Hick, Zink, Bick, Rink, Hank, Link, Pink, Sink, Bink

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Hink Family Origin

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Hink Family Occupations

What did your Hink ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hink. 25% of Hink men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 34% of Hink women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hink were Private Gardener and Hosiery Linker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
  • Fitters Labourer Engineering Worker
  • Hairdresser (retired)
  • Private Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Bank Work
  • Enamel Sprayer Gas Coopers
  • Hosiery Linker

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

Hink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hink 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 Hink. 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 Hink. For the veterans among your Hink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hink Life Expectancy

What is the average Hink lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Hink in 1945 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hink

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hink 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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