Fonk Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant spelling of Funk.

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


Similar surnames: Bonk, Conk, Monk, Ronk, Fronk, Folk, Fok, Fox, Fink, Sons

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Fonk Family Origin

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Fonk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    31%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Brick Mason

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fonk. The most common Fonk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Fonk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fonk family was Brick Mason.

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Fonk Historical Records

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Fonk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Fonk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fonk in 1965 was 57, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fonk

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