Handke Family History

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Handke Name Meaning

German: variant of Hanke.

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


Similar surnames: Henke, Hake, Hinke, Hane, Hanke, Haidle, Hand, Handler, Panke, Hanse

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Handke Family Origin

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Handke Family Occupations

What did your Handke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Handke family was Farming & Baching. Farmer, Cashier In Bank and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Handke. The most common Handke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Handke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Cashier In Bank

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Farming & Baching

    11%

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

Handke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Handke Life Expectancy

What is the average Handke lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Handke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Handke in 1958 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Handke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Handke 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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