Shank Family History
Shank Surname History
This Shank research page contains the accumulated history of the Shank last name made up of user-submitted content from other AncientFaces users. Shank family history has rich origins whose details can be pieced together by Shank family researchers. The Shank family name is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Shank has spread, it has changed making its origin a challenge to piece together.
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The evolution of Shank begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because last names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not unusual for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries, the Shank name may have changed with them. Shank family members have moved around different countries all throughout history.
Shank country of origin
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The nationality of Shank is often complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Shank may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name originated naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Meaning of the last name Shank
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The meaning of Shank come may come from a craft, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. A lot of these craft-based family names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Shank originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
- Edith Rutherford Shank
- Peter Shank
- Howard Leland Shank
- Charles Melvin Shank
- Alta Shank
- Perlie Brackney Shank
- Nancy Shank Brunk 1786 - ?
- Jacob Shank
- Barbara Shank Hoover
- Stephen "Shank" Adams
- Florence S/ L Shank
- Cordia Buchanan Shank
- Mary Catherine Shank
- George Shank
- Milo Clifford Shank
- Jacob Shank Lehman
- Catherine Shinn Shank 1769 - ?
- Susanna Shank
- Ada Arvilla Ries Ries
- Cora Shank
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Famous people named Shank
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Shank
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Shank. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Shank family
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Shank spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Shank were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Shank. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Shank name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Shank change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over time.