Bunger Family History

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Bunger Name Meaning

occupational name for a drummer or drum maker, from a derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German bunge ‘drum’. Compare Bunge. topographic name, a variant of Binger, itself a variant of Bingel.

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

Similar surnames: Bunge, Burger, Binger, Junger, Hunger, Benner, Busser, Brunger

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Bunger Family Origin

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Bunger Family Occupations

What did your Bunger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bunger occupation in the UK was Artist & Photographer. 33% of Bunger's were Artist & Photographers. Artist & Photographer and Sugar Boiler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bunger. A less common occupation for the Bunger family was Wheelwright & Beerhouse Keeper.

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  • Artist & Photographer

  • Sugar Boiler

  • Wheelwright & Beerhouse Keeper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bunger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bunger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bunger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bunger 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bunger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Bunger. For the veterans among your Bunger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bunger Life Expectancy

What is the average Bunger lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bunger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bunger in 1941 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bunger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bunger 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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