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Lemke Family History

Lemke Name Meaning
North German: from a pet form of the personal name Lemert (see Lambert).

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

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59,493 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,531 Military Records
7,496 Immigration Records
32,126 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Lemke Families

  • Number of Lemke families
     122 - 241
     41 - 121
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lemke families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lemke last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lemke census records

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Lemke Family Origin

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Lemke Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Lemke families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Lemke

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Lemke Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lemke census records

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Lemke Civil War Service Records

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