Hunkley Family History

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Hunkley 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: Dunkley, Bunkley, Buckley, Huntley, Winkley, Kunkler, Hunkler

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Hunkley Family Origin

Where is the Hunkley family from?

Hunkley Family Occupations

What did your Hunkley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Gardner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunkley. The most common Hunkley occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 25% of Hunkley's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Hunkley family was Horse Doctor.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Gardner

  • Farmer

  • Horse Doctor


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

Hunkley Historical Records

What Hunkley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 292 census records available for the last name Hunkley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunkley 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 Hunkley

Passenger List

There are 32 immigration records available for the last name Hunkley. 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 33 military records available for the last name Hunkley. For the veterans among your Hunkley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunkley Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunkley lifespan?

Between 1964 and 1993, in the United States, Hunkley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Hunkley in 1964 was 84, and 83 in 1993.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunkley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunkley 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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