Kunes Family History

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Kunes Name Meaning

Czech (Kuneš): from the old personal name Kuneš, a pet form of Kunrat (see Konrad). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from a short form of the German female personal name Kunigunde (see Kuennen). Possibly a respelling of German Kuhns or Kuntz.

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

Similar surnames: Kunis, Kunesh, Kubes, Kines, Kunin, Tukes, Manes, Kunda, Kees, Muns

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Kunes Family Origin

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Kunes Family Occupations

What did your Kunes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kunes. 28% of Kunes men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Kunes women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kunes were Machinist and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper

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

Kunes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kunes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kunes 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 413 immigration records available for the last name Kunes. 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 Kunes. For the veterans among your Kunes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kunes Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kunes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kunes in 1949 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

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