Hanke Family History

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Hanke Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Johan (see John). English: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Jehan (see John). English: in some cases, perhaps from Old Norse Anki, a pet form of a personal name with the first element Arn-, shortened from arnar, the genitive singular of orn ‘eagle’.

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

Similar surnames: Hance, Hake, Harke, Henke, Hanka, Hunke, Tanke, Hank, Hapke, Hacke

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Hanke Family Origin

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Hanke Family Occupations

What did your Hanke ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Hanke. 74% of Hanke men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer

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

Hanke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Hanke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanke 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanke. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Hanke. For the veterans among your Hanke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanke Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hanke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hanke in 1951 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

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