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Kunin Family History

Kunin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Kune a pet form of the German female personal name Kunigunda (see Kuennen ). It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kunis, Kunik, Bunin, Kunes, Kubin, Rubin, Lukin, Kunda, Kuna, Kuhn

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Where is the Kunin family from?

You can see how Kunin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kunin family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Kunin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Kunin families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kunin's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Kunin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kunin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kunin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kunin. 27% of Kunin men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Kunin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kunin were Proprietor and Bookkeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    27%
  • Butcher
    27%
  • Owner
    16%
  • Proprietor
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    34%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 897 immigration records available for the last name Kunin. 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 Cards

There are 264 military records available for the last name Kunin. For the veterans among your Kunin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kunin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kunin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kunin in 1955 was 68, and 85 in 2004.

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