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Denkers Family History

Denkers Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Denker, Dankers, Decker, Benkert, Denyer, Denger, Denke, Denner

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Where is the Denkers family from?

You can see how Denkers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Denkers family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Denkers families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Denkers families living in Utah. This was about 88% of all the recorded Denkers's in the USA. Utah had the highest population of Denkers families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Denkers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Denkers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Denkers. 50% of Denkers men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    100%
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What Denkers family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 256 census records available for the last name Denkers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denkers 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 137 immigration records available for the last name Denkers. 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 29 military records available for the last name Denkers. For the veterans among your Denkers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Denkers lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2003, in the United States, Denkers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Denkers in 1968 was 88, and 77 in 2003.

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