Dunkelberger Family History

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Dunkelberger Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name, literally meaning ‘man from the dark mountain’, from German dunkel ‘dark’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. topographic name for someone living on a dark hillside, from Dunk (see Dunker) + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Heuberger, Neuberger, Eisenberger, Spielberger, Himmelberger

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Dunkelberger Family Origin

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Dunkelberger Family Occupations

What did your Dunkelberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dunkelberger family was Plasterer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunkelberger. The most common Dunkelberger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Dunkelberger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Plasterer

    6%

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

Dunkelberger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dunkelberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunkelberger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dunkelberger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dunkelberger. For the veterans among your Dunkelberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunkelberger Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Dunkelberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dunkelberger in 1950 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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