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Runkel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in the Lahn area in Hesse. ExG***

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


Similar surnames: Unkel, Kunkel, Sunkel, Rickel, Rundel, Rengel, Rinkel, Winkel

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Runkel Family Origin

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Runkel Family Occupations

What did your Runkel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Butcher

    4%

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Runkel Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Runkel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Runkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Runkel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, Runkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Runkel in 1956 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

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