Boehlke Family History

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Boehlke Name Meaning

German (Böhlke): from the personal name Boleke, a pet form of a personal name composed of the Germanic elements bald ‘bold’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ + win ‘friend’. Compare Baldwin.

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


Similar surnames: Boehle, Bielke, Boehmke, Behlke, Oehlke, Oelke, Noelke, Behnke

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Boehlke Family Origin

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Boehlke Family Occupations

What did your Boehlke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boehlke. The most common Boehlke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Boehlke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boehlke family was Stove Mounter.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%
  • Dressmaker

    14%
  • Stove Mounter

    14%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boehlke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boehlke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boehlke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boehlke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boehlke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Boehlke Life Expectancy

What is the average Boehlke lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Boehlke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Boehlke in 1960 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boehlke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boehlke ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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