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Schunk Name Meaning

South German (Bavarian, Austrian): nickname for someone with long legs, from Middle High German schinke ‘leg bone’. German (of Slavic origin): nickname from a Slavic word meaning ‘piglet’, for example Czech cunka.

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

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Schunk Family Origin

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Schunk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Baker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schunk family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schunk. The most common Schunk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Schunk's were Farmers.

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Schunk Historical Records

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Schunk Life Expectancy

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