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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    50%
  • General Laborer

    10%
  • Grocers Assistant

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sink family was Laborer. Agricultural Labourer, General Laborer and Grocers Assistant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sink. The most common Sink occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 50% of Sink's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Sink Historical Records

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Sink Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sink

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