Smink Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Schminke, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cosmetic potions and ointments, from Middle High German smincke ‘make up’ (see Schminke).

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


Similar surnames: Sink, Mink, Swing, Klink, Munk, Smack, Mick, Zink, Swink, Smick

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Smink Family Origin

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Smink Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Boiler Maker

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smink. The most common Smink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Smink's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Smink family was Boiler Maker.

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Smink Historical Records

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Smink Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Smink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Smink in 1956 was 44, and 53 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smink

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