Limke Family History

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Limke Name Meaning

German: variant of Limpke, of uncertain origin. It may be a topographic name from Limbeke, a river name in the Harz Mountains, or from Limp, a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with lint ‘snake’ + berht ‘shining’ + -ke, diminutive suffix.

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

Similar surnames: Remke, Linde, Litke, Lemke, Lampe, Hilke, Lipke, Eicke, Lenke, Lake

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Limke Family Origin

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Limke Family Occupations

What did your Limke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Enameler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Limke. The most common Limke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Limke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Enameler


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

Limke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Limke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Limke 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 112 immigration records available for the last name Limke. 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 138 military records available for the last name Limke. For the veterans among your Limke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Limke Life Expectancy

What is the average Limke lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Limke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Limke in 1959 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Limke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Limke 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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