Franke Family History

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Franke Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Czech: variant of Frank 3.

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


Similar surnames: Frank, Francke, Franken, France, Franks, Frankl, Franko, Frankel

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Franke Family Origin

Where is the Franke family from?

Franke Family Occupations

What did your Franke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Franke family was Blacksmith. Butcher and School Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Franke. The most common Franke occupation in Canada was Butcher. 40% of Franke's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    40%
  • School Teacher

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    20%

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

Franke Historical Records

What Franke family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Franke Life Expectancy

What is the average Franke lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Franke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Franke in 1943 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Franke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Franke 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 Franke Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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