Spink Family History

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Spink Name Meaning

English: from Middle English spink ‘chaffinch’ (probably of imitative origin), hence a nickname bestowed on account of some fancied resemblance to the bird.

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

Similar surnames: Pink, Spring, Sink, Spinks, Speck, Spong, Sprick, Spark, Zink, Bink

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Spink Family Origin

Where is the Spink family from?

Spink Family Occupations

What did your Spink ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Spink. 9% of Spink men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Spink women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spink were Motor Driver and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Railway Clerk
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Motor Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means

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

Spink Historical Records

What Spink family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 73,000 census records available for the last name Spink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spink 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Spink. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Spink. For the veterans among your Spink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spink Life Expectancy

What is the average Spink lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Spink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Spink in 1949 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spink

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spink 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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