Shenker Family History

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Shenker Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Shenk, with the addition of the German or Yiddish agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Secker, Schenker, Sherer, Sieker, Senger, Spencer, Saenger, Shermer

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Shenker Family Origin

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Shenker Family Occupations

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

    14%
  • Express Teamster

    14%
  • Keeps House

    14%
  • Locksmith

    14%

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In 1880, Dry Goods Merchant, Express Teamster and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shenker. A less common occupation for the Shenker family was Locksmith. The most common Shenker occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 14% of Shenker's were Dry Goods Merchants.

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Shenker Historical Records

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Shenker Life Expectancy

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