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Funt Family History

Funt Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Pfund(t), meaning ‘pound’, an metonymic occupational name for a city sealer of weights or for a wholesale merchant

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


Similar surnames: Bunt, Hunt, Tuft, Fulp, Fund, Pund, Quint, Faust, Sult, Kuno

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Where is the Funt family from?

You can see how Funt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Funt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Funt families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Funt families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 75% of all the recorded Funt's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Funt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Funt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Funt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Funt. 34% of Funt men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Funt women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Funt were Salesman and School Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Operator
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    36%
  • Bookkeeper
    18%
  • Nurse
    12%
  • School Teacher
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Funt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Funt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 525 immigration records available for the last name Funt. 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 Cards

There are 525 military records available for the last name Funt. For the veterans among your Funt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Funt lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Funt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Funt in 1960 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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