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Kunes Name Meaning

Czech (Kuneš): from the old personal name Kuneš, a pet form of Kunrat (see Konrad). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from a short form of the German female personal name Kunigunde (see Kuennen). Possibly a respelling of German Kuhns or Kuntz.

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


Similar surnames: Kunis, Kunesh, Kubes, Kines, Kunin, Tukes, Manes, Kunda, Kees, Muns

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Kunes Family Origin

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Kunes Family Occupations

What did your Kunes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kunes. A less common occupation for the Kunes family was Clerk In Store. The most common Kunes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kunes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

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

Kunes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kunes Life Expectancy

What is the average Kunes lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kunes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kunes in 1949 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kunes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kunes 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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