Ronk Family History

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Ronk Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; possibly Dutch, a nickname from a noun derivative of ronken ‘to snore or snort’, or an altered spelling of German Runk or Rank.

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


Similar surnames: Rook, Ron, Monk, Bonk, Cronk, Fonk, Rank, Rone, Rock, Rink

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Ronk Family Origin

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Ronk Family Occupations

What did your Ronk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ronk. 12% of Ronk men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Ronk women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ronk were Carpenter and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Housework
    4%
  • Packer
    4%

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

Ronk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Ronk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ronk 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 422 immigration records available for the last name Ronk. 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 Ronk. For the veterans among your Ronk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ronk Life Expectancy

What is the average Ronk lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ronk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ronk in 1955 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ronk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ronk 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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