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Blunk Surname Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Blunk near Segeberg (Schleswig-Holstein).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bruck, Baune, Blunck, Bunk, Plunk, Klink, Klunk, Lunz, Brunn, Plank

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Where is the Blunk family from?

You can see how Blunk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blunk family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Blunk families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Blunk families living in Alberta. This was about 56% of all the recorded Blunk's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Blunk families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blunk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blunk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blunk. 25% of Blunk men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Blunk women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blunk were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Blunk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blunk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 725 immigration records available for the last name Blunk. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Blunk lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Blunk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Blunk in 1947 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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