Walke Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a fuller, from Middle High German walke ‘fulling mill’. Compare Walker.

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


Similar surnames: Balke, Walk, Walker, Waltke, Wack, Wilke, Walle, Wale, Haake, Wanke

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Walke Family Origin

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Walke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walke family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walke. The most common Walke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Walke's were Farmers.

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Walke Historical Records

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Walke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Walke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Walke in 1947 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walke

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