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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sank

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
Sank
(imp.) of Sink.
Wiktionary

sank was also found in the following language(s): German, Middle Low German, Norwegian Bokmål, and Swedish

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Popularity of Sank as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sank U.S.
  White 80.30% 64.26%
  African American 14.02% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sank

People with the last name Sank are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Sank

  • How Popular is the name Sank? Sank is the 73,644th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sank was the 73,464th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sank have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Sank in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sank? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sank first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sank is Tuesday, December 25th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Sank born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sank was in 1890 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sank: Your name in reverse order is Knas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nkas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sank? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 264 people with the last name Sank.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sank? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sank as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.