Shonk Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech Šonk, a variant of Šonka (see Shonka). Variant of German Schank.

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


Similar surnames: Shonka, Shenk, Shank, Shunk, Shock, Shook, Shon, Shuck, Shack, Hock

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Shonk Family Origin

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Shonk Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    22%
  • Ag. Lab.

    11%
  • Agr Laborer

    11%
  • Lab

    11%

In 1881, agricultural Labourer, Ag. Lab. and Agr Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shonk. The most common Shonk occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 22% of Shonk's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Shonk family was Lab.

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Shonk Historical Records

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Shonk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Shonk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Shonk in 1957 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shonk

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