Junkin Family History

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Junkin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McJunkin, which is a patronymic based on the Middle English personal name Jenkin.

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

Similar surnames: Jenkin, Junkins, Mcjunkin, Judkins, Ruskin, Hankin, Lukin, Henkin

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Junkin Family Origin

Where is the Junkin family from?

Junkin Family Occupations

What did your Junkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Junkin occupation in the UK was Licensed Victualler. 50% of Junkin's were Licensed Victuallers. Licensed Victualler and lst Class Asst Royal Observatory Greenwich RS Astronomer Civil Service were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Junkin.

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  • Licensed Victualler

  • lst Class Asst Royal Observatory Greenwich RS Astronomer Civil Service


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

Junkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Junkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Junkin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Junkin. 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 Junkin. For the veterans among your Junkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Junkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Junkin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Junkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Junkin in 1957 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Junkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Junkin 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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