Hunkin Family History

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Hunkin 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: Junkin, Dunkin, Hankin, Unwin, Ruskin, Bunin, Lukin, Henkin, Sonkin

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Hunkin Family Origin

Where is the Hunkin family from?

Hunkin Family Occupations

What did your Hunkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hunkin family was Miner. The most common Hunkin occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 50% of Hunkin's were Brick Masons. Brick Mason and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hunkin.

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  • Brick Mason

  • Farmer

  • Miner


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

Hunkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hunkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunkin 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 Hunkin

Passenger List

There are 853 immigration records available for the last name Hunkin. 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 576 military records available for the last name Hunkin. For the veterans among your Hunkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunkin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hunkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Hunkin in 1960 was 66, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunkin 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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