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Jerke Family History

Jerke Name Meaning
German and Dutch: from a vernacular form of Georg (see George).

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

8,201 Historical Documents with Jerke on Ancestry.com
1,606 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
140 Military Records
259 Immigration Records
1,729 Census and Voter Lists
4,467 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jerke Families

  • Number of Jerke families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Jerke families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Jerke last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jerke census records

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Jerke Family Origin

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Jerke Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Jerke

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Jerke Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jerke census records

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Military Service by Jerke

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