Drinkard Family History

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Drinkard Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Trinkart or Trinkert, nicknames for a drinker, or Dutch Drinckwaard, which Debrabandere suggests could be an occupational name for a publican or innkeeper, though he thinks it is more likely to be a reinterpreted form of Drinkwater.

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


Similar surnames: Pinkard, Rinard, Slinkard, Dickard, Tankard, Reckard, Rinker

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Drinkard Family Origin

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Drinkard Family Occupations

What did your Drinkard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drinkard. A less common occupation for the Drinkard family was Laborer. The most common Drinkard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Drinkard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Drinkard ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Drinkard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Drinkard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drinkard 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 Drinkard. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Drinkard. For the veterans among your Drinkard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drinkard Life Expectancy

What is the average Drinkard lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Drinkard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Drinkard in 1943 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drinkard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drinkard 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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