Dunkin Family History

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Dunkin Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Duncan. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnchinn (see Dinkins).

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

Similar surnames: Dinkin, Durkin, Duncan, Donkin, Dunn, Dunning, Diskin, Junkin, Culkin

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Dunkin Family Origin

Where is the Dunkin family from?

Dunkin Family Occupations

What did your Dunkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dunkin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Dunkin's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunkin. A less common occupation for the Dunkin family was Dress Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • School

  • Dress Maker


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

Dunkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Dunkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dunkin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dunkin. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Dunkin. For the veterans among your Dunkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dunkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dunkin lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dunkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dunkin in 1940 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dunkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunkin 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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