Hunke Family History

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Hunke Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Hunke, a pet form of Huno, a short form of any of various compound Germanic names formed with hun ‘Hun’, ‘giant’ or hun ‘bear cub’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Huneke, Humke, Hunker, Hanke, Henke, Hucke, Punke, Jenke, Huske

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Hunke Family Origin

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Hunke Family Occupations

What did your Hunke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hunke. 46% of Hunke men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Hunke women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hunke were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife

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

Hunke Historical Records

What Hunke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hunke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunke 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 500 immigration records available for the last name Hunke. 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 541 military records available for the last name Hunke. For the veterans among your Hunke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunke Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunke lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hunke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Hunke in 1959 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunke 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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