Pinkert Family History

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Pinkert Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith, from Low German pinken ‘to strike sparks from a stone or metal’. German: from Pinker, a personal name of uncertain origin. Dutch: from a derivative of Middle Dutch pinken ‘to twinkle’, a nickname for someone who was in the habit of winking or blinking, or possibly had a squint. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of the German surname, probably because of its similarity to the Yiddish personal name Pinkhes (see Pincus).

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

Similar surnames: Picker, Pinner, Pinter, Dickert, Kinker, Benkert, Bankert, Rinker

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Pinkert Family Origin

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Pinkert Family Occupations

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In 1939, Hospital Nurse was the top reported job for people in the UK named Pinkert.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Hospital Nurse

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Pinkert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pinkert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinkert 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 436 immigration records available for the last name Pinkert. 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 525 military records available for the last name Pinkert. For the veterans among your Pinkert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pinkert Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pinkert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Pinkert in 1959 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

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