Unger Family History

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Unger Name Meaning

German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: ethnic name for a Hungarian or a nickname for someone who had trade relations with Hungary, from the ethnic term Unger ‘Hungarian’ (see Ungar).

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

Similar surnames: Ungar, Hunger, Junger, Ungaro, Unser, Inger, Lunger, Enger, Zanger

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Unger Family Origin

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Unger Family Occupations

What did your Unger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Unger occupation in the UK was Tailor. 36% of Unger's were Tailors. Tailor, Agent Mantle Cloth and Bank Clerk Unemployed were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Unger. A less common occupation for the Unger family was Bootmaker 3 Men 1 Boy Employed.

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  • Tailor

  • Agent Mantle Cloth

  • Bank Clerk Unemployed

  • Bootmaker 3 Men 1 Boy Employed


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

Unger Historical Records

What Unger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Unger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Unger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Unger

Passenger List

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Unger. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Unger. For the veterans among your Unger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Unger Life Expectancy

What is the average Unger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Unger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Unger in 1944 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Unger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Unger 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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