Brenke Family History

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Brenke Name Meaning

North German: variant of the topographic name Brink, or habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Brekke, Breske, Brunke, Brenna, Brede, Remke, Brecke, Boehnke, Grenke

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Brenke Family Origin

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Brenke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Taylor

    20%
  • Works Lumber Yard

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Taylor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brenke. A less common occupation for the Brenke family was Works Lumber Yard. The most common Brenke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Brenke's were Farmers.

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Brenke Historical Records

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Brenke Life Expectancy

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