Funk Name Meaning

German: nickname for a blacksmith, or for a small and lively or irritable individual, from Middle High German vunke ‘spark’.

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

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Funk Family Origin

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Funk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Funk. A less common occupation for the Funk family was Farming. The most common Funk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Funk's were Farmers.

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Funk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Funk in 1940 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Funk

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