Dunkel Family History

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Dunkel Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle Low German dunkel, a byform of dunker ‘dark’, ‘conceited’, ‘unclear’, also applied as a byname for a blind person.

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

Similar surnames: Dunker, Kunkel, Dinkel, Punke, Denker, Punzel, Runke, Ducker, Dankel

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Dunkel Family Origin

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Dunkel Family Occupations

What did your Dunkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Dunkel. 50% of Dunkel men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborers
  • Inmate

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

Dunkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Dunkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunkel 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dunkel. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Dunkel. For the veterans among your Dunkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunkel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dunkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dunkel in 1955 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunkel 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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