Yunker Family History

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Yunker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Junker.

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


Similar surnames: Younker, Yunger, Yonker, Youker, Yankey, Yankee, Yunk, Gunner, Yonke

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Yunker Family Origin

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Yunker Family Occupations

What did your Yunker ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Yunker. 67% of Yunker men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Income
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    100%

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

Yunker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Yunker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yunker 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Yunker. 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 Yunker. For the veterans among your Yunker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yunker Life Expectancy

What is the average Yunker lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Yunker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Yunker in 1944 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yunker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yunker 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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