Focke Family History

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Focke Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Frisian: from a short form of any of the many personal names formed with Volk.

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

Similar surnames: Cocke, Hacke, Rock, Eicke, Hock, Ficker, Fick, Locke, Docken, Ficke

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Focke Family Origin

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Focke Family Occupations

What did your Focke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Focke. A less common occupation for the Focke family was Butcher. The most common Focke occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Focke's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Builder

  • Butcher


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

Focke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Focke Life Expectancy

What is the average Focke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Focke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Focke in 1956 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Focke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Focke 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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