Yunk Family History

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Yunk Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Junk, variant of Jung.

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


Similar surnames: Yung, Yank, Yurk, Munk, Junk, Yun, Yock, Dunk, Younk, Zunk

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Yunk Family Origin

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Yunk Family Occupations

What did your Yunk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Yunk. 27% of Yunk men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Truck Driver
    16%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Foreman
    8%

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

Yunk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yunk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yunk 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 112 immigration records available for the last name Yunk. 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 298 military records available for the last name Yunk. For the veterans among your Yunk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yunk Life Expectancy

What is the average Yunk lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Yunk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Yunk in 1962 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yunk 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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