When Julia Bunker was born on 24 February 1850, in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Lemuel James Bunker, was 26 and her mother, Isette S Garland, was 25. She married Edward H Balch in 1864. She died on 22 November 1884, at the age of 34.
English: nickname, of Norman origin, for a reliable or good-hearted person, from Old French bon ‘good’ + cuer ‘heart’ (from Latin cor).
German (Bünker): variant of Bönker (see Boenker ).
History: Bunker Hill in Charlestown, MA, was named as land assigned in 1634 to George Bunker of Charlestown, who had emigrated from Odell in Bedfordshire, England.