Sunkel Family History

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Sunkel Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name from Sunkeln in East Prussia.

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


Similar surnames: Kunkel, Unkel, Runkel, Winkel, Sandel, Konkel, Singel, Punke, Sickel

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Sunkel Family Origin

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Sunkel Family Occupations

What did your Sunkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sunkel family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Assessor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sunkel. The most common Sunkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sunkel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    22%
  • Assessor

    11%
  • Hotel Keeper

    11%

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

Sunkel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sunkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Sunkel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sunkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sunkel in 1958 was 41, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sunkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sunkel 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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