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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Schenck

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

C is for casual, no pretension here.

K is for kindness, you always show.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Schenck

Ernst-Günther Schenck is a military person.


Joseph Schenck was a film studio executive. Joseph was born on December 25th, 1878 in Rybinsk, Yaroslavl Governorate, Russian Empire. He breathed his last breath on October 22nd, 1961.


Nicholas Schenck was a studio executive and film studio executive. Nicholas was born on November 14th, 1881 in Rybinsk. He died on March 4th, 1969.


Robert Cumming Schenck is a military person. His military service ended in 1863.


Carl A. Schenck was a in the field of forestry. Carl was born on March 25th, 1868 in Darmstadt. He left this life on May 17th, 1955.


George Schenck is a screenwriter and television producer. George was born in United States.


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Popularity of Schenck as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Schenck U.S.
  White 86.97% 64.26%
  African American 7.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.46% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Schenck

People with the last name Schenck are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Schenck

  • How Popular is the name Schenck? As a last name Schenck was the 5,568th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Schenck first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Schenck is Tuesday, May 19th, 1891.
  • How unique is the name Schenck? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Schenck. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Schenck: Your name in reverse order is Kcnehcs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hseccnk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Schenck? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,245 people with the last name Schenck.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Schenck? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Schenck as their last name.

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