Dahlke Family History

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Dahlke Name Meaning

Eastern German: from a pet form of the Slavic personal names Dalibor or Dalimir, which are both derived from dal- ‘present’, ‘gift’.

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


Similar surnames: Dahnke, Jahnke, Mahlke, Dehnke, Dagle, Mahle, Gohlke, Oehlke, Pahnke

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Dahlke Family Origin

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Dahlke Family Occupations

What did your Dahlke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dahlke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Dahlke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dahlke family was Barber. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dahlke.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Barber

    3%

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

Dahlke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dahlke Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahlke lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dahlke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dahlke in 1952 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahlke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahlke 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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