Younk Family History

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Younk Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Jong or Jung.

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


Similar surnames: Young, Yunk, Yount, Yung, Yong, Yurk, Youse, Younker, Yank, Louk

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Younk Family Origin

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Younk Family Occupations

What did your Younk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Younk. The most common Younk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Younk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Younk family was Keeps Restaurant.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Driver

    11%
  • Keeps Restaurant

    11%

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Younk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Younk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Younk 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Younk. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Younk. For the veterans among your Younk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Younk Life Expectancy

What is the average Younk lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Younk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Younk in 1947 was 56, and 29 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Younk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Younk 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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