Zunker Family History

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Zunker Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a crag, from South German dialect Zunke.

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

Similar surnames: Zucker, Zenker, Unser, Kunkel, Junker, Dunker, Hunker, Bunger, Zanger

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Zunker Family Origin

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Zunker Family Occupations

What did your Zunker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zunker family was Works In S Mill. Farmer, Grocery and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zunker. The most common Zunker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Zunker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocery

  • Teamster

  • Works In S Mill


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

Zunker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zunker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zunker 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 376 immigration records available for the last name Zunker. 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 873 military records available for the last name Zunker. For the veterans among your Zunker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zunker Life Expectancy

What is the average Zunker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Zunker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Zunker in 1959 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zunker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zunker 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.

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