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Find more Punke relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 21 more people named Punke in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 144 people named Punke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Punke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 165 people named Punke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 44%, or 18 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 57 were children
  • For 83 females, Ethel was the most common name
  • 22 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,327

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As Punke families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 13 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Germany