Younkin Family History

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Younkin Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Juncken or Jünken, patronymics from the Low German personal name Juncke. Compare Youngkin.

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


Similar surnames: Younkins, Youngkin, Younker, Jenkin, Forkin, Junkin, Brunken, Yonke

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Younkin Family Origin

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Younkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Younkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Younkin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Younkin family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Younkin.

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Younkin Historical Records

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Younkin Life Expectancy

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Famous Younkin Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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