Hunkel Family History

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Hunkel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kunkel, Dunkel, Unkel, Runkel, Sunkel, Gunkel, Winkel, Turkel, Kenkel

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Hunkel Family Origin

Where is the Hunkel family from?

Hunkel Family Occupations

What did your Hunkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Black Smith and Insurance Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunkel. A less common occupation for the Hunkel family was Laborer. The most common Hunkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hunkel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Black Smith

  • Insurance Agent

  • Laborer


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

Hunkel Historical Records

What Hunkel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 702 census records available for the last name Hunkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunkel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hunkel

Passenger List

There are 207 immigration records available for the last name Hunkel. 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 152 military records available for the last name Hunkel. For the veterans among your Hunkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunkel lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Hunkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hunkel in 1966 was 37, and 96 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunkel 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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