Funchess Family History

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Funchess Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Funccius (see Funches).

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

Similar surnames: Funches, Punches, Rencher, Kunesh, Jungles, Dingess, Kinchen

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Funchess Family Origin

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Funchess Family Occupations

What did your Funchess ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Funchess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Funchess's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Funchess. A less common occupation for the Funchess family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • At Home


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

Funchess Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Funchess. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Funchess 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Funchess. 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 527 military records available for the last name Funchess. For the veterans among your Funchess ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Funchess Life Expectancy

What is the average Funchess lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Funchess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Funchess in 1955 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Funchess

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Funchess 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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