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Flink Family History

Flink Name Meaning

Swedish: nickname or soldier's name from flink ‘quick agile nimble’. Dutch German (Westphalia) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Dutch and German flink ‘vigorous’.

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

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

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Where is the Flink family from?

You can see how Flink families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Flink family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Flink families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 18 Flink families living in Ontario. This was about 40% of all the recorded Flink's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Flink families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Flink surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Flink ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Flink. 100% of Flink men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Flink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flink census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Flink. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Flink. For the veterans among your Flink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Flink lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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