Dopke Family History

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Dopke Name Meaning

German (Döpke): from a variant of Depke, a much altered pet form of the personal name Detmar (see Dittmar).

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

Similar surnames: Domke, Kopke, Doepke, Popke, Deppe, Popken, Roske, Kopka, Poppe, Opie

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Dopke Family Origin

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Dopke Family Occupations

What did your Dopke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dopke family was Porter In Store. The most common Dopke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Dopke's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick&Stone Mason and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dopke.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick&Stone Mason

  • Farming

  • Porter In Store


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

Dopke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dopke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dopke 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 504 immigration records available for the last name Dopke. 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 382 military records available for the last name Dopke. For the veterans among your Dopke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dopke Life Expectancy

What is the average Dopke lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Dopke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dopke in 1961 was 53, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dopke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dopke 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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