Bunke Family History

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Bunke Name Meaning

German: variant of Bunk.

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

Similar surnames: Budke, Bunker, Burke, Funke, Bunte, Buske, Banke, Bunge, Brunke

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Bunke Family Origin

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Bunke Family Occupations

What did your Bunke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bunke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Bunke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bunke family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bunke.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bunke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bunke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bunke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bunke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bunke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 778 military records available for the last name Bunke. For the veterans among your Bunke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bunke Life Expectancy

What is the average Bunke lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bunke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bunke in 1949 was 49, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bunke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bunke ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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