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Kunka Family History

Kunka Name Meaning

Respelling of German Kunke, from a diminutive of Kuna.

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


Similar surnames: Kuska, Kupka, Kuna, Kurka, Kuka, Kunkel, Kulka, Kunc, Zunk, Kunau

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Where is the Kunka family from?

You can see how Kunka families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kunka family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kunka families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Kunka families living in Minnesota. This was about 62% of all the recorded Kunka's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Kunka families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kunka surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kunka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kunka. 21% of Kunka men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Kunka women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kunka were Web Room and Sales Clerk.

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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
    21%
  • Machinist
    17%
  • Miner
    13%
  • Web Room
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Sales Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kunka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kunka 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Kunka. 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 360 military records available for the last name Kunka. For the veterans among your Kunka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kunka lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kunka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kunka in 1948 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

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