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 1939, Chief District Clerk Rur and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Funk. 9% of Funk men worked as a Chief District Clerk Rur and 48% of Funk women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Funk were Gas Mains And Distribution Superintendent and Deformed From Childhood

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chief District Clerk Rur
    9%
  • Electric Meter Dept Assistant
    9%
  • Foreign Correspondent
    9%
  • Gas Mains And Distribution Superintendent
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Cook
    11%
  • Butchers Manager Partner
    6%
  • Deformed From Childhood
    6%

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

Funk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 130,000 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 13,000 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 30,000 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

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