Kinker Family History

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Kinker Name Meaning

nickname from an agent derivative of kincken, kichen ‘to gasp or wheeze’ or of kinken ‘to sound’. spelling variant of Middle Dutch quinker, nickname for someone who darted around, from quinken ‘to move quickly, dart’, ‘to flicker or twinkle’. Austrian German: from a derivative of Kink, a variant of Königer, from a Germanic personal name based on kuoni ‘daring’, ‘experienced’ or chunni, kuni ‘race’, ‘people’.

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

Similar surnames: Kiker, Rinker, Kinter, Winker, Kinner, Klinker, Ficker, Kicker

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Kinker Family Origin

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Kinker Family Occupations

What did your Kinker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kinker. 10% of Kinker men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Kinker women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kinker were Carpenter and Principal

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Principal

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

Kinker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kinker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kinker 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Kinker. 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 591 military records available for the last name Kinker. For the veterans among your Kinker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kinker Life Expectancy

What is the average Kinker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kinker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kinker in 1959 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kinker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kinker 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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