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Dekle Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Deckel (see Deckelman).

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


Similar surnames: Duble, Weikle, Nelle, Doble, Deeble, Delle, Keele, Yehle, Deale

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Where is the Dekle family from?

You can see how Dekle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dekle family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Dekle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Dekle family living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Dekle's in USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Dekle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dekle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dekle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dekle. 25% of Dekle men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Dekle women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dekle were Carpenter and Cook. .

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    30%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Cook
    7%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dekle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dekle 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 224 immigration records available for the last name Dekle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dekle. For the veterans among your Dekle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dekle lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dekle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dekle in 1952 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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