Okun Family History

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Okun Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Russian and Belorussian okun ‘perch’ (the fish).

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


Similar surnames: Okon, Kun, Okin, Oren, Kon, Kuhn, Oken, Kan, Raun, Orn

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Okun Family Origin

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Okun Family Occupations

What did your Okun ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Okun. 25% of Okun men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Okun women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Okun were Owner and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Owner
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Saleslady
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
  • Operator
    10%

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

Okun Historical Records

What Okun family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Okun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okun 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 Okun. 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 495 military records available for the last name Okun. For the veterans among your Okun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Okun Life Expectancy

What is the average Okun lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Okun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Okun in 1953 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Okun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Okun 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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