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Junger Name Meaning

German (Jünger): distinguishing name, from Middle High German jünger ‘younger’, for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually a son who bore the same name as his father. It is also found in eastern Slovenia. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): descriptive nickname from Middle High German junger, German Junger ‘young man’.

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


Similar surnames: Hunger, Bunger, Junker, Unger, Yunger, Jaeger, Junge, Luger, Zanger

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Junger Family Origin

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Junger Family Occupations

What did your Junger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Junger. A less common occupation for the Junger family was Catholic Bishop. The most common Junger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Junger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Catholic Bishop

    4%

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

Junger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Junger Life Expectancy

What is the average Junger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2003, in the United States, Junger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Junger in 1945 was 54, and 77 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Junger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Junger 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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