Grunke Family History

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Grunke Name Meaning

German (Grünke): possibly a standardized form of Low German Groenke or Greunke.

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


Similar surnames: Grulke, Brunke, Grenke, Punke, Gruenke, Runke, Runge, Grupe, Greinke

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Grunke Family Origin

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Grunke Family Occupations

What did your Grunke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grunke. A less common occupation for the Grunke family was Tailor. The most common Grunke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Grunke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Shoe Maker

    9%
  • Tailor

    9%

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

Grunke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Grunke Life Expectancy

What is the average Grunke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Grunke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Grunke in 1962 was 44, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grunke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grunke 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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