Schlink Family History

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Schlink Name Meaning

topographic name from an element meaning ‘sling’ or ‘style (in a fence)’, or from Middle Low German slink ‘fence’, ‘border’, ‘shore’. nickname for a glutton or a drunkard, from Middle High German slinc ‘throat’.

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

Similar surnames: Schlick, Schink, Schlenk, Schnick, Schrick, Schrank, Schlund, Schmick

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Schlink Family Origin

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Schlink Family Occupations

What did your Schlink ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Manager were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schlink. 37% of Schlink men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Schlink women worked as a Manager. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schlink were Truck Driver and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Manager
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress

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

Schlink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schlink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlink 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 544 immigration records available for the last name Schlink. 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 984 military records available for the last name Schlink. For the veterans among your Schlink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlink Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schlink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Schlink in 1956 was 29, and 82 in 2004.

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