Blanke Family History

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Blanke Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Blank.

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

Similar surnames: Blank, Banke, Blanken, Linke, Bake, Blane, Bracke, Panke, Blake

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Blanke Family Origin

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Blanke Family Occupations

What did your Blanke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blanke family was Carpenter. The most common Blanke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Blanke's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blanke.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Blanke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Blanke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blanke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blanke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Blanke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Blanke. For the veterans among your Blanke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blanke Life Expectancy

What is the average Blanke lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Blanke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Blanke in 1948 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blanke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blanke 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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