Hunkerford Family History

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Hunkerford 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: Hungerford, Rutherford, Summerford, Sanderford, Vanderford, Lunceford

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Hunkerford Family Origin

Where is the Hunkerford family from?

Hunkerford Family Occupations

What did your Hunkerford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hunkerford family was Laborer. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hunkerford. The most common Hunkerford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Hunkerford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Hunkerford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 199 census records available for the last name Hunkerford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunkerford 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 Hunkerford. 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 18 military records available for the last name Hunkerford. For the veterans among your Hunkerford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunkerford Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunkerford lifespan?

Average Hunkerford life expectancy in 1992 was 62 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunkerford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunkerford 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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