Fonk Family History

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Fonk Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant spelling of Funk.

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


Similar surnames: Bonk, Conk, Monk, Ronk, Fronk, Folk, Fok, Fox, Fink, Sons

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Fonk Family Origin

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Fonk Family Occupations

What did your Fonk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fonk. A less common occupation for the Fonk family was Brick Mason. The most common Fonk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Fonk's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    31%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Brick Mason

    8%

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

Fonk Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fonk Life Expectancy

What is the average Fonk lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Fonk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fonk in 1965 was 57, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fonk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fonk 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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