Shenk Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schenk 2. Americanized spelling of German Schenk or Slovenian Šenk (see Senk).

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


Similar surnames: Senk, Shen, Shonk, Schenk, Shunk, Sheek, Shank, Shuck, Shane, Shein

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Shenk Family Origin

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Shenk Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayers Labourer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Shenk occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Labourer. 100% of Shenk's were Bricklayers Labourers.

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Shenk Historical Records

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Shenk Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Shenk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Shenk in 1955 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shenk

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