Hunker Family History

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Hunker Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Hungar, composed of hun ‘Hun’, ‘giant’ or hun ‘bear cub’ + ger, gar ‘spear’.

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

Similar surnames: Hunger, Hunkler, Hunke, Huger, Wenker, Hucker, Zunker, Gunner, Huner

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Hunker Family Origin

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Hunker Family Occupations

What did your Hunker ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hunker.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Hunker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hunker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunker 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 581 immigration records available for the last name Hunker. 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 Hunker. For the veterans among your Hunker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunker Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunker lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hunker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hunker in 1947 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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