Jonker Family History

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Jonker Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from Middle Dutch jonghheer ‘young nobleman’ (a compound of jong(h) ‘young’ + herr ‘master’, ‘lord’). The term was used of a member of the nobility who had not yet assumed knighthood.

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

Similar surnames: Junker, Donker, Jonke, Onken, Boeker, Younker, Hinker, Honer, Denker

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Jonker Family Origin

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Jonker Family Occupations

What did your Jonker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jonker. 29% of Jonker men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Jonker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jonker were Minister and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Minister

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jonker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jonker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jonker 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Jonker. 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 349 military records available for the last name Jonker. For the veterans among your Jonker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jonker Life Expectancy

What is the average Jonker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Jonker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Jonker in 1959 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

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