Beilke Family History

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Beilke Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of the German habitational name Beilcke, from a place called Belicke near Magdeburg. German: from a pet form of Beile, itself a pet form of Elisabeth (see Elizabeth). Compare Behlen.

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

Similar surnames: Belke, Berke, Belle, Wilke, Boehlke, Belka, Eike, Bertke, Weinke

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Beilke Family Origin

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Beilke Family Occupations

What did your Beilke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beilke occupation in the USA was Farming. 35% of Beilke's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Beilke family was Digs Wells. Farming, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beilke.

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  • Farming

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Digs Wells


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Beilke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Beilke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beilke 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 350 immigration records available for the last name Beilke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 608 military records available for the last name Beilke. For the veterans among your Beilke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beilke Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Beilke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Beilke in 1962 was 70, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beilke

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