Hunkey Family History

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Hunkey 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, Sankey, Dunkley, Duskey, Bunney, Munsey, Punke, Tunney

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Hunkey Family Origin

Where is the Hunkey family from?

Hunkey Family Occupations

What did your Hunkey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hunkey family was Works In Barb Wire Factory. Confectioner, Farming and R. R. Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunkey. The most common Hunkey occupation in the USA was Confectioner. 20% of Hunkey's were Confectioners.

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  • Confectioner

  • Farming

  • R. R. Hand

  • Works In Barb Wire Factory


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

Hunkey Historical Records

What Hunkey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 237 census records available for the last name Hunkey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunkey 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 Hunkey

Passenger List

There are 21 immigration records available for the last name Hunkey. 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 Hunkey. For the veterans among your Hunkey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunkey lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2001, in the United States, Hunkey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hunkey in 1967 was 92, and 93 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunkey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunkey 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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