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Hunger Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name, Hun(e)ger, composed of the elements hun ‘bear cub’ + ger, gar ‘spear’. German: ethnic name from Ungar, Unger ‘Hungarian’. German: from Middle High German hunger ‘hunger’; a nickname for a thin or undernourished person, or sometimes a topographic name from a piece of land named with this word with reference to the infertility of the soil. English: probably from an Old English personal name, Hungar.

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


Similar surnames: Hunker, Junger, Hanger, Huger, Bunger, Unger, Hoger, Gunner, Manger

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Hunger Family Origin

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Hunger Family Occupations

What did your Hunger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunger. A less common occupation for the Hunger family was At Home. The most common Hunger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hunger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Shoe Maker

    6%
  • At Home

    3%

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

Hunger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hunger Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hunger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hunger in 1953 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunger 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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