Hunkner Family History

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Hunkner 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: Gunner, Kunkler, Junker, Hunkler, Bunker, Runner, Dunner, Hunker

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Hunkner Family Origin

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Hunkner Family Occupations

What did your Hunkner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hunkner occupation in the USA was Carpenter & Joiner. 50% of Hunkner's were Carpenter & Joiners. Carpenter & Joiner and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hunkner.

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  • Carpenter & Joiner

  • Farm Laborer


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

Hunkner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12 census records available for the last name Hunkner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunkner 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Hunkner. 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 military records available for the last name Hunkner. For the veterans among your Hunkner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunkner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunkner lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunkner 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunkner

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