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Dunkelberger Family History

Dunkelberger Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name, literally meaning ‘man from the dark mountain’, from German dunkel ‘dark’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.topographic name for someone living on a dark hillside, from Dunk (see Dunker) + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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268 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Dunkelberger Families

  • Number of Dunkelberger families
     64 - 125
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dunkelberger Family Origin

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Dunkelberger Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Dunkelberger

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Dunkelberger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Dunkelberger Civil War Service Records

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