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Kowalke Family History

Kowalke Name Meaning
German (of Slavic origin): from a diminutive of Sorbian Kowal ‘smith’.

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

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2,557 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
273 Military Records
236 Immigration Records
1,744 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Kowalke Families

  • Number of Kowalke families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kowalke census records

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Kowalke Family Origin

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Kowalke Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kowalke

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Kowalke Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kowalke census records

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Military Service by Kowalke

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