Junger Family History

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Junger Name Meaning

German (Jünger): distinguishing name, from Middle High German jünger ‘younger’, for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually a son who bore the same name as his father. It is also found in eastern Slovenia. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): descriptive nickname from Middle High German junger, German Junger ‘young man’.

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

Similar surnames: Hunger, Bunger, Junker, Unger, Yunger, Jaeger, Junge, Luger, Zanger

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Junger Family Origin

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Junger Family Occupations

What did your Junger ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk and Couturire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Junger. 34% of Junger men worked as a Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Salesman
  • Scholar

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Couturire

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

Junger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Junger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Junger 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 Junger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Junger. For the veterans among your Junger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Junger Life Expectancy

What is the average Junger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2003, in the United States, Junger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Junger in 1945 was 54, and 77 in 2003.

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