Johnke Family History

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Johnke Name Meaning

North German (also Jöhnke): from a pet form of John.

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

Similar surnames: Johnk, Jahnke, Jonke, Janke, Kohnke, Dehnke, Behnke, John, Kuhnke

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Johnke Family Origin

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Johnke Family Occupations

What did your Johnke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Johnke. 22% of Johnke men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Johnke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Johnke were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper

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

Johnke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Johnke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johnke 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 849 immigration records available for the last name Johnke. 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 477 military records available for the last name Johnke. For the veterans among your Johnke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Johnke Life Expectancy

What is the average Johnke lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Johnke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Johnke in 1963 was 77, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Johnke 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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