Okun Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Russian and Belorussian okun ‘perch’ (the fish).

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


Similar surnames: Okon, Kun, Okin, Oren, Kon, Kuhn, Oken, Kan, Raun, Orn

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Okun Family Origin

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Okun Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

In 1880, the most common Okun occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Okun's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Okun.

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Okun Historical Records

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Okun Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Okun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Okun in 1953 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Okun

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