Bunkley Family History

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Bunkley Name Meaning

Of English origin: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place; possibly a variant of Bingley. The surname was established in VA in the 18th century.

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

Similar surnames: Binkley, Dunkley, Buckley, Bensley, Huntley, Buley, Bentley, Buckey

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Bunkley Family Origin

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Bunkley Family Occupations

What did your Bunkley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bunkley. 24% of Bunkley men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Bunkley women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bunkley were Truck Driver and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Laborer
  • Laundress

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

Bunkley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bunkley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bunkley 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 406 immigration records available for the last name Bunkley. 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 Card

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

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Bunkley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bunkley lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bunkley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bunkley in 1950 was 40, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bunkley

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