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Heinke Family History

Heinke Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich.

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


Similar surnames: Henke, Heinle, Heinkel, Reinke, Weinke, Heine, Meinke, Heinzel, Heino

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Where is the Heinke family from?

You can see how Heinke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heinke family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Heinke families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Heinke families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 57% of all the recorded Heinke's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Heinke families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heinke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heinke ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Heinke. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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What Heinke family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heinke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heinke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 889 immigration records available for the last name Heinke. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Heinke. For the veterans among your Heinke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heinke lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Heinke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Heinke in 1945 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

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