Shenkman Family History

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Shenkman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Shenk, with the addition of Yiddish man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Steckman, Sherman, Schenkman, Speckman, Beckman, Siekmann, Steelman

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Shenkman Family Origin

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Shenkman Family Occupations

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Shenkman Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Shenkman. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Shenkman. For the veterans among your Shenkman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shenkman Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Shenkman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Shenkman in 1956 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

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