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Deike Family History

Deike Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from an Old Frisian and Lower Saxon personal name Deiko, cognate with High German Dietrich, recorded as early as the 10th century.

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


Similar surnames: Denke, Eike, Eiker, Leite, Heise, Dehnke, Lemke, Heide, Heike, Jenke

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Where is the Deike family from?

You can see how Deike families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deike family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deike families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Deike family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Deike's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Deike families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deike surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deike ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deike. 31% of Deike men worked as a Farmer and 75% of Deike women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deike were Salesman and Teacher.

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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
    31%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    75%
  • Teacher
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Deike. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deike 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 483 immigration records available for the last name Deike. 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 663 military records available for the last name Deike. For the veterans among your Deike ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deike lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Deike life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Deike in 1958 was 29, and 85 in 2004.

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