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Conkle Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Konkel or possibly German Gunkel.

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


Similar surnames: Konkle, Cordle, Copple, Conkel, Coale, Hinkle, Coble, Conk, Corle

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Where is the Conkle family from?

You can see how Conkle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Conkle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Conkle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 15 Conkle families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Conkle's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Conkle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Conkle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Conkle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Conkle. 25% of Conkle men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Conkle women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Conkle were Carpenter and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Conkle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conkle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 285 immigration records available for the last name Conkle. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Conkle. For the veterans among your Conkle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Conkle lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Conkle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Conkle in 1950 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

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