Sinkey Family History

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Sinkey Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): perhaps an altered form of Sankey.

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

Similar surnames: Sankey, Winkley, Tinkey, Finken, Linsey, Rickey, Winey, Hankey

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Sinkey Family Origin

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Sinkey Family Occupations

What did your Sinkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sinkey occupation in the UK was Dye Finisher (Cott). 100% of Sinkey's were Dye Finisher (Cott)s.

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  • Dye Finisher (Cott)


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Sinkey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sinkey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sinkey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sinkey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sinkey. For the veterans among your Sinkey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sinkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Sinkey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sinkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sinkey in 1962 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sinkey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sinkey 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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