Unger Family History

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Unger Name Meaning

German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: ethnic name for a Hungarian or a nickname for someone who had trade relations with Hungary, from the ethnic term Unger ‘Hungarian’ (see Ungar).

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


Similar surnames: Ungar, Hunger, Junger, Ungaro, Unser, Inger, Lunger, Enger, Zanger

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Unger Family Origin

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Unger Family Occupations

What did your Unger ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Unger. 47% of Unger men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Unger women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Unger were Laborer and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Labourer
    13%
  • Farmers Son
    7%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Income
    8%

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

Unger Historical Records

What Unger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Unger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Unger 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Unger. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Unger. For the veterans among your Unger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Unger Life Expectancy

What is the average Unger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Unger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Unger in 1944 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Unger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Unger 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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