Hunkler Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Hunkler Name Meaning

Swiss German (Hunkeler): a derivative of Hunkel, from a short form (Huno) of a Germanic personal name composed with hun ‘giant’, ‘Hun’, or hun ‘bear cub’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Hunker, Hunke, Hunger, Kunkler, Hensler, Huckle, Hunkele, Huller

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hunkler Family Origin

Where is the Hunkler family from?

Hunkler Family Occupations

What did your Hunkler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Watchman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hunkler.

View Census data for Hunkler | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Watchman

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

Hunkler Historical Records

What Hunkler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hunkler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunkler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Hunkler

Passenger List

There are 131 immigration records available for the last name Hunkler. 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.

View all Hunkler immigration records

Draft Card

There are 229 military records available for the last name Hunkler. For the veterans among your Hunkler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hunkler military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hunkler family history.

Hunkler Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunkler lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Hunkler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hunkler in 1961 was 52, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunkler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunkler 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.

Famous Hunkler Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name