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Kunis Name Meaning

German and Dutch (of German origin): from a derivative of the personal name Konrad . The Sorbian cognate Kuniš is found in a Germanized form only (see Kunisch ). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Kune (see Kunin ). Americanized form of Polish Kunisz (see Kunisch ).

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


Similar surnames: Kunes, Kunin, Kunik, Benis, Kunda, Kulis, Kuss, Kubis, Tunis, Bunin

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Where is the Kunis family from?

You can see how Kunis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kunis family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kunis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Kunis families living in Missouri. This was about 83% of all the recorded Kunis's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Kunis families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kunis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kunis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kunis. 28% of Kunis men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Kunis women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kunis were Proprietor and Seamstress. .

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Printer
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Salesman
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 907 census records available for the last name Kunis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kunis 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 378 immigration records available for the last name Kunis. 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 213 military records available for the last name Kunis. For the veterans among your Kunis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kunis lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kunis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kunis in 1964 was 76, and 82 in 2004.

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