Focke Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Frisian: from a short form of any of the many personal names formed with Volk.

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


Similar surnames: Cocke, Hacke, Rock, Eicke, Hock, Ficker, Fick, Locke, Docken, Ficke

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Focke Family Origin

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Focke Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Builder

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Focke. The most common Focke occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Focke's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Focke family was Butcher.

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Focke Historical Records

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Focke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Focke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Focke in 1956 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Focke

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