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Remke Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from the medieval personal name Remko, a pet form of Rembert. Altered spelling of German Römke, a topographic name from a field in Altmark or a river in the Harz Mountains.

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


Similar surnames: Remme, Lemke, Recker, Rempe, Temme, Reker, Deike, Jenke, Lenke, Remy

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Remke Family Origin

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Remke Family Occupations

What did your Remke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Remke family was Grocery & Liquor Store. Farmer, Bookeeper and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Remke. The most common Remke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Remke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Bookeeper

    14%
  • Brick Mason

    14%
  • Grocery & Liquor Store

    14%

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Remke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Remke Life Expectancy

What is the average Remke lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Remke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Remke in 1950 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Remke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Remke 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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