Junker Family History

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Junker Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German junc herre ‘young nobleman’ (literally ‘young master’). In the Middle Ages the term denoted a member of the nobility who had not yet assumed knighthood.

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


Similar surnames: Jonker, Junger, Dunker, Bunger, Hucker, Denker, Zunker, Punke, Kunkel

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Junker Family Origin

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Junker Family Occupations

What did your Junker ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Minister App were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Junker. 59% of Junker men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    59%
  • Fisherman
    12%
  • Butler Mater
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Minister App
    100%

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

Junker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Junker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Junker 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Junker. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Junker. For the veterans among your Junker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Junker Life Expectancy

What is the average Junker lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Junker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Junker in 1949 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Junker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Junker 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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