Jonke Family History

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Jonke Name Meaning

nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German junc, Middle Low German junk ‘young’. (also Jönke): from a pet form of Jo(h)n, a reduced form of Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Jenke, Johnke, Janke, Jonker, Jeske, Jank, Popke, Henke, Jone, Johnk

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Jonke Family Origin

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Jonke Family Occupations

What did your Jonke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jonke. 11% of Jonke men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Jonke women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jonke were Carpenter and Business

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Business
    7%

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

Jonke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jonke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jonke 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 669 immigration records available for the last name Jonke. 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 322 military records available for the last name Jonke. For the veterans among your Jonke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jonke Life Expectancy

What is the average Jonke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jonke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Jonke in 1962 was 25, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jonke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jonke 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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