Woodke Family History

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Woodke Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wuttke.

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

Similar surnames: Booke, Knodle, Cordle, Woelke, Woodie, Rocke, Wolk, Cooke, Wolske

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Woodke Family Origin

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Woodke Family Occupations

What did your Woodke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Woodke. 22% of Woodke men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Woodke women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Woodke were Farming and Operating Pebbler Mill

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Auto Mechanic
  • Nurse
  • Operating Pebbler Mill

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

Woodke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Woodke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woodke 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Woodke. 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 153 military records available for the last name Woodke. For the veterans among your Woodke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woodke Life Expectancy

What is the average Woodke lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Woodke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Woodke in 1964 was 74, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woodke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woodke 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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