Danke Family History

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Danke Name Meaning

German: from an old personal name formed with the stem dank (see Dankel).

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

Similar surnames: Dankel, Denke, Hanke, Wanke, Dahnke, Danko, Dance, Dane, Tanke, Hapke

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Danke Family Origin

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Danke Family Occupations

What did your Danke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Fireman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danke. The most common Danke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Danke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Danke family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Fireman

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Danke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Danke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danke 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 437 immigration records available for the last name Danke. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Danke. For the veterans among your Danke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danke Life Expectancy

What is the average Danke lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Danke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Danke in 1953 was 43, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Danke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danke 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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