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Dumke Family History

Dumke Name Meaning

German: variant of Domke .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Dube, Domke, Humke, Funke, Huske, Duwe, Burke, Lucke, Limke, Budke

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Where is the Dumke family from?

You can see how Dumke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dumke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dumke families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 33 Dumke families living in Wisconsin. This was about 37% of all the recorded Dumke's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Dumke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dumke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dumke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dumke. 29% of Dumke men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Dumke women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dumke were Farm and Housework. .

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Farm
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Housework
    13%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dumke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dumke 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 927 immigration records available for the last name Dumke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dumke. For the veterans among your Dumke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dumke lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dumke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dumke in 1951 was 46, and 89 in 2004.

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