Finken Family History

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Finken Name Meaning

German: variant of Fink or perhaps a short form of any of the various German compound names beginning with Finken.

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

Similar surnames: Finkel, Finke, Finn, Ficken, Ficker, Linen, Finner, Linden, Finks

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Finken Family Origin

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Finken Family Occupations

What did your Finken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Finken. 25% of Finken men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Finken women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Finken were Salesman and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • House Work
  • Maid

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

Finken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Finken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finken 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 599 immigration records available for the last name Finken. 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 898 military records available for the last name Finken. For the veterans among your Finken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finken Life Expectancy

What is the average Finken lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Finken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Finken in 1959 was 30, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Finken 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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