Runkel Family History

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Runkel Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in the Lahn area in Hesse. ExG***

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


Similar surnames: Unkel, Kunkel, Sunkel, Rickel, Rundel, Rengel, Rinkel, Winkel

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Runkel Family Origin

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Runkel Family Occupations

What did your Runkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Runkel family was Butcher. The most common Runkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Runkel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Runkel.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Butcher

    4%

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Runkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Runkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Runkel 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Runkel. 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 Runkel. For the veterans among your Runkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Runkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Runkel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Runkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Runkel in 1956 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Runkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Runkel 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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