Meinke Family History

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Meinke Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a pet form of Mein.

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


Similar surnames: Meincke, Reinke, Weinke, Mencke, Menke, Heinke, Meinen, Meinecke

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Meinke Family Origin

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Meinke Family Occupations

What did your Meinke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meinke. 17% of Meinke men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Meinke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meinke were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Stenographer
    7%

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

Meinke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Meinke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meinke 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Meinke. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Meinke. For the veterans among your Meinke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meinke Life Expectancy

What is the average Meinke lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Meinke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Meinke in 1957 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

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