Sank Family History

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Sank Name Meaning

English: from a personal name, Samke, possibly from Old Norse Sadúlfr, or from Sanni, a pet form of Old Norse Sandi.

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

Similar surnames: Bank, Rank, Sack, Sand, Tank, Salk, Wank, Jank, Sanz, Sang

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Sank Family Origin

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Sank Family Occupations

What did your Sank ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sank family was Boiler Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sank. The most common Sank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Sank's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Boiler Maker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sank ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sank 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 452 immigration records available for the last name Sank. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Sank. For the veterans among your Sank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sank Life Expectancy

What is the average Sank lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Sank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sank in 1959 was 44, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sank

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sank 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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