Runke Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle German runge ‘big lump’. dktent; BR, KH

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


Similar surnames: Punke, Runge, Brunke, Range, Grunke, Ruge, Rucker, Rank, Kunkel

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Runke Family Origin

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Runke Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carrier

    6%
  • Currier

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Runke family was Currier. Laborer, Farmer and Carrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Runke. The most common Runke occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Runke's were Laborers.

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Runke Historical Records

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Runke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Runke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Runke in 1953 was 69, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Runke

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