Klink Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Slavic klink, a diminutive of klin ‘nook’, ‘corner’, ‘wedge’. German: topographic name (see Klinge 1, 2). German: habitational name from places named Klink or Klinke in Rhineland, Mecklenburg, Silesia, or East Prussia. German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of door fittings or for a border or customs officer, from Middle High German, Middle Low German klinke ‘barrier’, also ‘latch’, ‘door handle’. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of iron door latches and the like, from Middle Dutch clinke ‘bolt’, ‘strap’, ‘door handle’. Compare 5 above.

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


Similar surnames: Klenk, Lind, Kring, Kline, Link, Klinker, Klipp, Zink, Blank, Klein

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Klink Family Origin

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Klink Family Occupations

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  • School

    38%
  • Carriage Maker

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

In 1881, the most common Klink occupation in Canada was School. 38% of Klink's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Klink family was Laborer. School, Carriage Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klink.

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Between 1941 and 2004, Klink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Klink in 1941 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klink

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