Tunks Family History

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Tunks Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Tongs, itself a variant of Tong 6. Possibly an altered spelling of German Dungs, a variant of Dung.

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

Similar surnames: Tuck, Lucks, Tukes, Bucks, Bunts, Tung, Munk, Pinks, Punke, Kuns

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Tunks Family Origin

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Tunks Family Occupations

What did your Tunks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Ag Labr and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tunks. A less common occupation for the Tunks family was Anuitant. The most common Tunks occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Tunks's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Ag Labr

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Anuitant


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

Tunks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Tunks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tunks 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 873 immigration records available for the last name Tunks. 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 836 military records available for the last name Tunks. For the veterans among your Tunks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tunks Life Expectancy

What is the average Tunks lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Tunks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Tunks in 1956 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tunks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tunks 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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