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Junco Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived where reeds grew, Spanish junco, from Latin iuncus. Asturian-Leonese: Castilianized form of Xuncu, a habitational name from either of two places in Asturies named with this word, especially the one in the district of Ribesella. Galician: Castilianized form of Xunco, a habitational name from a town of this name in Galicia.

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


Similar surnames: Ronco, June, Turco, Kuno, Nuno, Janko, Janco, Juno, Mundo, Julio

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Where is the Junco family from?

You can see how Junco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Junco family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Junco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Junco families living in Michigan. This was about 57% of all the recorded Junco's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Junco families in 1880.
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What did your Junco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Junco. 67% of Junco men worked as a Laborer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    67%
  • Driller
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Domestic
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Junco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Junco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Junco. 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 Cards

There are 161 military records available for the last name Junco. For the veterans among your Junco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Junco lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Junco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Junco in 1965 was 79, and 82 in 2004.

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