Hunkler Family History

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Hunkler Name Meaning

Swiss German (Hunkeler): a derivative of Hunkel, from a short form (Huno) of a Germanic personal name composed with hun ‘giant’, ‘Hun’, or hun ‘bear cub’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Hunker, Hunke, Hunger, Kunkler, Hensler, Huckle, Hunkele, Huller

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Hunkler Family Origin

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Hunkler Family Occupations

What did your Hunkler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Agriculture Store and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunkler. A less common occupation for the Hunkler family was Stone Cutter. The most common Hunkler occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Hunkler's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Agriculture Store

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Stone Cutter

    17%

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

Hunkler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hunkler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunkler 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 Hunkler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hunkler. For the veterans among your Hunkler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunkler Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunkler lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Hunkler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hunkler in 1961 was 52, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunkler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunkler 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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