Boehnke Family History

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Boehnke Name Meaning

North German (Böhnke): occupational name for a grower of beans, from a diminutive of Bohn 1 or a variant of Bohneke.

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


Similar surnames: Boehmke, Boehne, Koehnke, Behnke, Boehlke, Boehner, Boenker, Boehle

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Boehnke Family Origin

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Boehnke Family Occupations

What did your Boehnke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Boehnke. A less common occupation for the Boehnke family was Tailor. The most common Boehnke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Boehnke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Merchant

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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

Boehnke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Boehnke Life Expectancy

What is the average Boehnke lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Boehnke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Boehnke in 1949 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boehnke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boehnke 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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