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Bink Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by a bink a northern dialect term for a flat raised bank of earth ledge or terrace from Middle English benk bink (Old Norse benkr or a Scandinavianized form of Old English benc ‘ledge terrace bank’). The word is a northern form of modern English bench. This surname is now rare in Britain. Dutch: nickname for a sturdy man from a Dutch slang word with this meaning. West Frisian and Dutch: from the Frisian personal name Binke possibly a pet form of Benne a short form of Bernhard . German (mainly Bavaria): unexplained. Altered form of Polish Binek itself a variant of Bieniek .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bing, Bank, Birk, Pink, Bick, Zink, Bina, Beck, Brink, Binks

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Where is the Bink family from?

You can see how Bink families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bink family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bink families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Bink families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 44% of all the recorded Bink's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Bink families in 1911.
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What did your Bink ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bink. 21% of Bink men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Bink women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bink were Farmer and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Dressmaker
  • New Worker
  • Housework
  • Clerk
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Passenger Lists

There are 850 immigration records available for the last name Bink. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 834 military records available for the last name Bink. For the veterans among your Bink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bink lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bink in 1963 was 64, and 82 in 2004.

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