Yonke Family History

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Yonke Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jonke.

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


Similar surnames: Yanke, Yonge, Yonker, Kone, Yankee, Yockel, Yahnke, Yunker, Yock

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Yonke Family Origin

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Yonke Family Occupations

What did your Yonke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yonke. 26% of Yonke men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Yonke women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yonke were Machinist and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    36%
  • Bookkeeper
    22%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%

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

Yonke Historical Records

What Yonke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yonke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yonke 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Yonke. 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 494 military records available for the last name Yonke. For the veterans among your Yonke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yonke Life Expectancy

What is the average Yonke lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Yonke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Yonke in 1957 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yonke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yonke 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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