Doepke Family History

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Doepke Name Meaning

from a Low German pet form of Theobald. metonymic occupational name for a potter, from a diminutive of Low German doppe, duppe ‘beaker’, ‘jar’. See also Dopp.

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

Similar surnames: Roepke, Dopke, Toepke, Kopke, Koepke, Denke, Noelke, Jenke, Deppe

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Doepke Family Origin

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Doepke Family Occupations

What did your Doepke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Doepke occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 12% of Doepke's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Doepke family was Shoemaker. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doepke.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Shoemaker


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Doepke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Doepke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doepke 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 579 immigration records available for the last name Doepke. 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 445 military records available for the last name Doepke. For the veterans among your Doepke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doepke Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Doepke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Doepke in 1962 was 67, and 84 in 2004.

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