Boelke Family History

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Boelke Name Meaning

North German (Bölke): variant of Böhlke (see Boehlke).

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

Similar surnames: Belke, Bohlke, Toelke, Boeke, Bielke, Woelke, Boehlke, Roelke

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Boelke Family Origin

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Boelke Family Occupations

What did your Boelke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boelke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Boelke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boelke family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Cheese Peddler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boelke.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Cheese Peddler

  • Keeping House


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

Boelke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Boelke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boelke 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 295 immigration records available for the last name Boelke. 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 300 military records available for the last name Boelke. For the veterans among your Boelke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boelke Life Expectancy

What is the average Boelke lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Boelke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Boelke in 1960 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boelke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boelke 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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