Younkins Family History

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Younkins Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Juncken or Jünken, patronymics from the Low German personal name Juncke. Compare Youngkin.

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


Similar surnames: Younkin, Youngkin, Boykins, Younker, Younts, Denkins, Hoskins

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Younkins Family Origin

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Younkins Family Occupations

What did your Younkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Younkins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Younkins's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and C. Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Younkins. A less common occupation for the Younkins family was Contractor Drilling.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • C. Miner

    5%
  • Contractor Drilling

    5%

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

Younkins Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Younkins. 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 Younkins. For the veterans among your Younkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Younkins Life Expectancy

What is the average Younkins lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Younkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Younkins in 1954 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Younkins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Younkins 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 Younkins Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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