József Punk (Pataki)

1905–1971 (Age 66)
Berhida, Veszprém, Hungary

The Life of József

József Punk (Pataki) was born in 1905 as the son of Vendel Punk and Erzsébet Mészáros. He had at least 1 son with Teréz Podluzsánszki. He died in 1971, in Berhida, Veszprém, Hungary, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

József Punk (Pataki)
Teréz Podluzsánszki
Pataki József

Spouse and Children



    Pataki József


Parents and Siblings

    Vendel Punk


    Erzsébet Mészáros




    József Punk (Pataki)


    Ferenc Punk


World Events (5)


Age 9

WWI. Hungary fights on the losing side and the monarchy collapses.

Age 15

Hungary loses large part of territory to Czechoslovakia, Romania, Russia and Yugoslavia. The National Assembly restores Kingdom of Hungary. Horthy becomes regent and remains influential until 1944.

Age 33

Germany raise treaties in Munich and Vienna in which Southern Slovakia and Northern Transylvania were returned to Hungary.

Name Meaning

South German: variant of Benk:1. habitational name from any of various places so named in Bavaria. 2. from a pet form of the baptismal name Benignus. 3. German: diminutive of Sorbian pien ‘tree trunk’, ‘stump’, probably a nickname for a stocky person. 4. German: from an Old Prussian personal name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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