Dankers Family History

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Dankers Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Latvian: variant of Dankert.

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

Similar surnames: Danker, Dankert, Denker, Dunker, Bankert, Danser, Zanders, Lanners

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Dankers Family Origin

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Dankers Family Occupations

What did your Dankers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dankers. 25% of Dankers men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Dankers women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dankers were Clerk and Farm

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Embroidery Waiter
  • Farm

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

Dankers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dankers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dankers 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 515 immigration records available for the last name Dankers. 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 182 military records available for the last name Dankers. For the veterans among your Dankers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dankers Life Expectancy

What is the average Dankers lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dankers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dankers in 1963 was 72, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dankers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dankers 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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