Younker Family History

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Younker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Junker or Dutch and North German Jonker.

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


Similar surnames: Younger, Yonker, Yunker, Youker, Younkin, Younce, Yonkers, Dunker

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Younker Family Origin

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Younker Family Occupations

What did your Younker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Younker family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Younker. The most common Younker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Younker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Younker ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Younker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Younker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Younker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Younker

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Younker. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Younker. For the veterans among your Younker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Younker Life Expectancy

What is the average Younker lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Younker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Younker in 1948 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Younker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Younker ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Younker Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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