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Unthank Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from places called Unthank in Cumbria and Northumberland, so named from Old English unthanc ‘without consent’, i.e. a squatter’s holding.

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


Similar surnames: Tatham, Putman, Anthony, Bethany, Nathan, Hanks, Unland, Muntean

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Unthank Family Origin

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Unthank Family Occupations

What did your Unthank ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Unthank. 40% of Unthank men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Unthank women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Unthank were Clerk In Holy Orders and Tailors Hand Buttoner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    40%
  • Packer Engineering
    20%
  • Wool Warehouseman
    20%
  • Clerk In Holy Orders
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Private Means
    10%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Tailors Hand Buttoner
    3%

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

Unthank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Unthank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Unthank 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 667 immigration records available for the last name Unthank. 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 513 military records available for the last name Unthank. For the veterans among your Unthank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Unthank Life Expectancy

What is the average Unthank lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Unthank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Unthank in 1963 was 79, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Unthank 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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