Kun Name Meaning

Hungarian: ethnic name for a member of a Turkic people known in English as the Cumanians (Hungarian kún). Jewish (from Hungary): adoption of 1, replacing the Jewish homophone Kuhn. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Kuhn.

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


Similar surnames: Kin, Kus, Kan, Kuhn, Okun, Kon, Kuna, Ku, Jun, Sun

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Kun Family Origin

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Kun Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kun family was Keeping Saloon. The most common Kun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kun's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Fruit Stand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kun.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Fruit Stand

    7%
  • Keeping Saloon

    7%

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Kun Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kun Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Kun in 1957 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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