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Schink Name Meaning

Southern German: nickname for someone with long or otherwise remarkable legs, from Middle High German schinke ‘thigh’, ‘leg’. Compare Schenkel. Dutch: variant of Schenk 1.

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


Similar surnames: Schunk, Schick, Schenk, Schlink, Schank, Schock, Schild, Schlick

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Schink Family Origin

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Schink Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Tailor

    18%
  • Carver In Wood

    6%
  • Confectioner

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Schink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Schink's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schink family was Confectioner. Farmer, Tailor and Carver In Wood were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schink.

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Schink Historical Records

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Schink Life Expectancy

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