Denker Family History

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Denker Name Meaning

nickname for a left-handed person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German tenk ‘left’. Frisian and North German variant of Dankert.

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


Similar surnames: Zenker, Decker, Dunker, Denner, Benner, Denke, Lenker, Denyer, Dekker

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Denker Family Origin

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Denker Family Occupations

What did your Denker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clothing Cutter and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denker. The most common Denker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Denker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Denker family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Clothing Cutter

    7%
  • Gardner

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%

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

Denker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Denker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denker 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 Denker. 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 Denker. For the veterans among your Denker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denker Life Expectancy

What is the average Denker lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Denker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Denker in 1948 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denker 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.

Famous Denker Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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