Dunker Family History

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Dunker Name Meaning

North German: nickname from Middle Low German dunker ‘dark’, ‘conceited’, or ‘unclear’. Dutch: variant of Donker.

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


Similar surnames: Dunkel, Denker, Ducker, Donker, Duker, Rucker, Junker, Danker, Bunker

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Dunker Family Origin

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Dunker Family Occupations

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  • Nailer

    25%
  • Seamans Wife

    25%
  • Sugar Baker (Refiner)

    25%
  • Waiter (Inn)

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dunker family was Waiter (Inn). Nailer, Seamans Wife and Sugar Baker (Refiner) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunker. The most common Dunker occupation in the UK was Nailer. 25% of Dunker's were Nailers.

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Dunker Historical Records

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Dunker Life Expectancy

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