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

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Ag Labr

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Anuitant

    3%

In 1881, 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. Labourer, Ag Labr and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tunks.

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Tunks Historical Records

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Tunks Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tunks

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