Funk Family History

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Funk Name Meaning

German: nickname for a blacksmith, or for a small and lively or irritable individual, from Middle High German vunke ‘spark’.

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


Similar surnames: Fank, Munk, Fink, Turk, Bunt, Link, Zink, Fund, Lunz, Junk

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Funk Family Origin

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Funk Family Occupations

What did your Funk ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Funk occupation in the UK was Furrier. 33% of Funk's were Furriers. Furrier and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Funk. A less common occupation for the Funk family was Window Blind Maker.

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  • Furrier

    33%
  • Grocer

    33%
  • Window Blind Maker

    33%

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

Funk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Funk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Funk 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Funk. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Funk. For the veterans among your Funk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Funk Life Expectancy

What is the average Funk lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Funk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Funk in 1940 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Funk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Funk 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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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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