Funke Family History

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Funke Name Meaning

German: variant of Funk.

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


Similar surnames: Finke, Bunke, Fonk, Dumke, Runke, Finken, Hinke, Jenke, Wenke, Funk

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Funke Family Origin

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Funke Family Occupations

What did your Funke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Funke. A less common occupation for the Funke family was Farming. The most common Funke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Funke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Funke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Funke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Funke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Funke

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Funke. 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 Funke. For the veterans among your Funke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Funke Life Expectancy

What is the average Funke lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Funke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Funke in 1952 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Funke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Funke 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.

Famous Funke Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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