Dunkerson Family History

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Dunkerson Name Meaning

Scottish, Irish, and northern English: variant of Dunkinson, a patronymic from Dunkin.

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


Similar surnames: Henderson, Pinkerton, Anderson, Duerson, Jinkerson, Bunderson

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Dunkerson Family Origin

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Dunkerson Family Occupations

What did your Dunkerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dunkerson family was Farm Labor. Farmer, Work On Farm and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunkerson. The most common Dunkerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dunkerson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Work On Farm

    13%
  • Brick Mason

    6%
  • Farm Labor

    6%

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Dunkerson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dunkerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunkerson lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dunkerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Dunkerson in 1956 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunkerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunkerson 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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