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Noelke Name Meaning

German (Nölke): from a shortened pet form of the personal name Arnold.

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


Similar surnames: Roelke, Oelke, Toelke, Bielke, Neske, Toelle, Nolde, Oelfke, Mielke

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Where is the Noelke family from?

You can see how Noelke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noelke family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Noelke families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 11 Noelke families living in Missouri. This was about 34% of all the recorded Noelke's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Noelke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Noelke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Noelke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Noelke. 25% of Noelke men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Noelke women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Noelke were Owner and Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Printer
    25%
  • Ranchman
    17%
  • Owner
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • None
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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What Noelke family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 674 census records available for the last name Noelke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noelke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 149 immigration records available for the last name Noelke. 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 Cards

There are 81 military records available for the last name Noelke. For the veterans among your Noelke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Noelke lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Noelke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Noelke in 1965 was 53, and 75 in 2003.

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