Tunks Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Tongs, itself a variant of Tong 6. Possibly an altered spelling of German Dungs, a variant of Dung.

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

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Tunks Family Origin

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Tunks Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farm

    7%
  • Black-Smith

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tunks family was Blacksmith. The most common Tunks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Tunks's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm and Black-Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tunks.

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Tunks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Tunks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Tunks in 1956 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tunks

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