First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Shunk

Play Accuracy Source
Automated Female (English)
Is this an accurate pronunciation?
Automated Male (English)
Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Shunk?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Shunk mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Shunk

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Shunk to us below

Alt. Meaning

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

H is for handy, the helpful you.

U is for useful, always to others.

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Shunk

Francis R. Shunk was a Governor of Pennsylvania. Francis was born on August 7th, 1788 in Trappe, Pennsylvania. He left this life on July 20th, 1848.


Adam was born on August 29th, 1979.


Where is the name Shunk popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Shunk as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Shunk as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Pennsylvania, Michigan, or Ohio.

Common first names for Shunk

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shunk U.S.
  White 95.19% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shunk

People with the last name Shunk are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Shunk

  • How Popular is the name Shunk? As a last name Shunk was the 19,398th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Shunk? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Shunk was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Shunk: Your name in reverse order is Knuhs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Husnk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shunk? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,393 people with the last name Shunk.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shunk? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shunk as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Shunks Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Shunk born Apr 20, 1940

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Shunk

Name poster for Shunk(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.