Shank Surname History
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- Shank last name meaning & etymology
- Shank spelling & pronunciation
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Shank Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Shank may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shank may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Shank Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Shank come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Shank come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Shank Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Shank were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Shank. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Shank family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Shank transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages over time.
Last names similar to ShankShanka, Shankal, Shankanga, Shankar, Shankaralingam, Shankaran, Shankaranarayana, Shankarapillai, Shankaras, Shankarayya, Shankarreddy, Shankarsunjay, Shankart, Shankberger, Shankcjvd, Shankclifford, Shanke, Shankee, Shankein, Shankel
Shank Family Tree
Here are a few of the Shank biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Shanks
- Cordia Buchanan Shank
- Nancy Shank Brunk 1786 - ?
- Jacob Shank
- Catherine Shinn Shank 1769 - ?
- Peter Shank
- Ada Arvilla Ries Ries
- Charles Melvin Shank
- Alta Shank
- Cora Shank
- Milo Clifford Shank