Runk Name Meaning

nickname for a lumbering person, from Runke ‘big lump’. from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with run ‘secret’, ‘rune’,‘cryptogram’. EG

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

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Runk Family Origin

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Runk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Runk family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Runk. The most common Runk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Runk's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Runk | Data not to scale

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Runk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Runk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Runk in 1954 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Runk

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