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Younkins Family History

Younkins Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Juncken or Jünken, patronymics from the Low German personal name Juncke. Compare Youngkin.

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

10,721 Historical Documents with Younkins on Ancestry
2,234 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
353 Military Records
72 Immigration Records
1,854 Census and Voter Lists
6,208 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Younkins Families

  • Number of Younkins families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Younkins families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Younkins last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Younkins census records

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Younkins Family Origin

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Younkins Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Younkins census records

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Younkins Civil War Service Records

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