Deneke Family History

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Deneke Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a diminutive of Dene ‘Dane’.

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

Similar surnames: Beneke, Henneke, Benike, Koeneke, Mencke, Deike, Menke, Denike

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Deneke Family Origin

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Deneke Family Occupations

What did your Deneke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deneke family was Keeping School. Farmer, Boarding House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deneke. The most common Deneke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Deneke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Boarding House

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping School


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

Deneke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Deneke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deneke 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 421 immigration records available for the last name Deneke. 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 663 military records available for the last name Deneke. For the veterans among your Deneke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deneke Life Expectancy

What is the average Deneke lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Deneke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Deneke in 1964 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deneke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deneke 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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