History of your Surname
Get access to Junkins family records.Start a free trial

Junkins Family History

Junkins Name Meaning

English: variant of Jenkins . Irish: shortened form of McJunkins .

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

Similar surnames: Junkin, Jinkins, Judkins, Hunkins, Jenkins, Dinkins, Mcjunkins

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Junkins family from?

You can see how Junkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Junkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Junkins families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 26 Junkins families living in Maine. This was about 37% of all the recorded Junkins's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Junkins families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Junkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Junkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Junkins. 100% of Junkins men worked as a Laborer. .

View Census Data for Junkins | Data not to scale

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

Canada shown, United States data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Laborer
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Junkins family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Junkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Junkins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Junkins

Passenger Lists

There are 366 immigration records available for the last name Junkins. 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.

View all Junkins immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Junkins. For the veterans among your Junkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Junkins military records

You've only scratched the surface of Junkins family history

Discover More

What is the average Junkins lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Junkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Junkins in 1944 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Junkins

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Junkins family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial