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Hunker Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Hungar, composed of hun ‘Hun’, ‘giant’ or hun ‘bear cub’ + ger, gar ‘spear’.

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

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Hunker Family Origin

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Hunker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Confectioner

    6%
  • Boat Fireman

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hunker family was Boat Fireman. Farmer, Blacksmith and Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunker. The most common Hunker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hunker's were Farmers.

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Hunker Historical Records

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Hunker Life Expectancy

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