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Gunkel Family History

Gunkel Name Meaning
German: variant of Kunkel 1.

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

34,173 Historical Documents with Gunkel on Ancestry.com
8,415 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,727 Military Records
929 Immigration Records
3,764 Census and Voter Lists
19,338 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gunkel Families

  • Number of Gunkel families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gunkel families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gunkel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gunkel census records

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Gunkel Family Origin

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Gunkel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gunkel families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gunkel

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gunkel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gunkel census records

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Gunkel Civil War Service Records

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