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Domke Name Meaning

Eastern German: from a pet form of the personal name Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Dopke, Dome, Humke, Remke, Lemke, Tome, Dorko, Doepke, Limke, Borke

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Where is the Domke family from?

You can see how Domke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Domke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Domke families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 32 Domke families living in Illinois. This was about 22% of all the recorded Domke's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Domke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Domke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Domke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Domke. 23% of Domke men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Domke women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Domke were Salesman and Saleslady.

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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
    23%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Saleslady
    7%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Domke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Domke 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Domke. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Domke. For the veterans among your Domke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Domke lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Domke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Domke in 1952 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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