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Funk Family History

Funk Name Meaning
German: nickname for a blacksmith, or for a small and lively or irritable individual, from Middle High German vunke ‘spark’.

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

915,669 Historical Documents with Funk on Ancestry.com
162,347 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
28,628 Military Records
11,498 Immigration Records
123,971 Census and Voter Lists
589,225 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Funk Families

  • Number of Funk families
     234 - 465
     79 - 233
     1 - 78
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Funk families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Funk families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Funk Family Origin

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Funk Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Funk

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Funk Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Funk Civil War Service Records

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