Moerke Family History

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Moerke Name Meaning

German (Mörke): from a diminutive of Mohr (see Mohr 2).

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


Similar surnames: Moerbe, Moeckel, Doepke, Loehrke, Goecke, Doerge, Morken, Lohrke

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Moerke Family Origin

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Moerke Family Occupations

What did your Moerke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Moerke. A less common occupation for the Moerke family was Laborer. The most common Moerke occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Moerke's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Moerke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Moerke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moerke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Moerke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Moerke. For the veterans among your Moerke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moerke Life Expectancy

What is the average Moerke lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Moerke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Moerke in 1963 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moerke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moerke 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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