Dunkel Family History

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Dunkel Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle Low German dunkel, a byform of dunker ‘dark’, ‘conceited’, ‘unclear’, also applied as a byname for a blind person.

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


Similar surnames: Dunker, Kunkel, Dinkel, Punke, Denker, Punzel, Runke, Ducker, Dankel

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Dunkel Family Origin

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Dunkel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dunkel family was Butcher. The most common Dunkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Dunkel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunkel.

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Dunkel Historical Records

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Dunkel Life Expectancy

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