Flink Name Meaning

Swedish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Swedish, German, or Yiddish flink ‘quick’, ‘agile’, ‘nimble’. As a Swedish name it is one of the group of ‘soldiers’ names’, monothematic names adopted by peasants serving in the army and later transmitted to their descendants.

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


Similar surnames: Flint, Fink, Link, Blink, Flick, Lind, Linn, Klenk, Blank, Frink

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Flink Family Origin

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Flink Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • B Mason

    3%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and B Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flink. A less common occupation for the Flink family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Flink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Flink's were Farmers.

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Flink Historical Records

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Flink Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Flink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Flink in 1962 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flink

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