Spink Name Meaning

English: from Middle English spink ‘chaffinch’ (probably of imitative origin), hence a nickname bestowed on account of some fancied resemblance to the bird.

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


Similar surnames: Pink, Spring, Sink, Spinks, Speck, Spong, Sprick, Spark, Zink, Bink

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Spink Family Origin

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Spink Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    33%
  • Miller

    14%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Axeman

    5%

In 1881, the most common Spink occupation in Canada was Going To School. 33% of Spink's were Going To Schools. Going To School, Miller and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spink. A less common occupation for the Spink family was Axeman.

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Spink Historical Records

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Spink Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Spink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Spink in 1949 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spink

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