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Sink Name Meaning

Dutch, from Middle Dutch sinke, Middle High German zinke ‘trumpet’, ‘horn’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a musician. Slovenian (central Slovenia; Šink): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Rink, Smink, Zink, Senk, Link, Mink, Silk, Pink, Mick, Fink

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Sink Family Origin

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Sink Family Occupations

What did your Sink ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sink. 15% of Sink men worked as a Bricklayer and 38% of Sink women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sink were Bus Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    15%
  • Gardener
    11%
  • Articulture Laboratory Assistant
    4%
  • Bus Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    38%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    19%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Clerk
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Sink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sink census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sink. 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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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Sink. For the veterans among your Sink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sink Life Expectancy

What is the average Sink lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Sink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Sink in 1940 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sink

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sink ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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