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Lunger Family History

Lunger Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Lunge ‘lungs’ + the agent suffix -er most likely one of the surnames selected at random from vocabulary words by government officials at the time when surnames became compulsory.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Junger, Langer, Unger, Luger, Zanger, Yunger, Kunzer, Lander, Manger

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Where is the Lunger family from?

You can see how Lunger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lunger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lunger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 12 Lunger families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Lunger's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Lunger families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lunger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lunger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lunger. 20% of Lunger men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Lunger women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lunger were Machinist and House Work. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    17%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • House Work
    13%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lunger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lunger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 529 immigration records available for the last name Lunger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lunger. For the veterans among your Lunger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lunger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lunger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lunger in 1951 was 68, and 77 in 2004.

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