Trunk Name Meaning

German: nickname for a heavy drinker, from Middle High German trinken ‘to drink’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name or nickname from German Trunk ‘drink’ (see 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Trank, Turk, Strunk, Munk, Kruck, Rank, Trull, Bruck, Trumm, Crank

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Trunk Family Origin

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Trunk Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    13%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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In 1880, Laborer, Tailor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trunk. The most common Trunk occupation in the USA was Laborer. 13% of Trunk's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Trunk family was Keeping House.

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Trunk Historical Records

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Trunk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Trunk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Trunk in 1944 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trunk

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