Grenke Family History

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Grenke Name Meaning

German: variant of Grönke (see Groenke), or of Greinke.

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

Similar surnames: Gruenke, Grunke, Brenke, Groenke, Greunke, Frenkel, Greinke, Grebe

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Grenke Family Origin

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Grenke Family Occupations

What did your Grenke ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Grenke. 43% of Grenke men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Grenke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grenke were Laborer and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Accountant
  • Journalier
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
  • Laborer
  • Operator

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

Grenke Historical Records

What Grenke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Grenke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grenke 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Grenke. 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 287 military records available for the last name Grenke. For the veterans among your Grenke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grenke Life Expectancy

What is the average Grenke lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Grenke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grenke in 1944 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grenke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grenke 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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