Danke Family History

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Danke Name Meaning

German: from an old personal name formed with the stem dank (see Dankel).

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

Similar surnames: Dankel, Denke, Hanke, Wanke, Dahnke, Danko, Dance, Dane, Tanke, Hapke

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Danke Family Origin

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Danke Family Occupations

What did your Danke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Danke. 38% of Danke men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Danke women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Danke were Manager and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Danke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Danke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danke 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 437 immigration records available for the last name Danke. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Danke. For the veterans among your Danke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danke Life Expectancy

What is the average Danke lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Danke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Danke in 1953 was 43, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Danke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danke 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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