Trunk Family History

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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

What did your Trunk ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Shop Assistant Ladders Ect Fire Appliances and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Trunk. 50% of Trunk men worked as a Shop Assistant Ladders Ect Fire Appliances and 60% of Trunk women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trunk were Tailor and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Shop Assistant Ladders Ect Fire Appliances
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Sewing Linen Room Office Cleaner
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Trunk Historical Records

What Trunk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Trunk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trunk 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 Trunk. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Trunk. For the veterans among your Trunk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trunk Life Expectancy

What is the average Trunk lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trunk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trunk 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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